63.115 .... B&F 1331
Water Veneer Acentria ephemerella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 
Status .....An aquatic species which often 'swarms' on warm, damp and humid nights and will occur well away from any water bodies. Occasionally, huge numbers can be attracted to light, as they did on the evening of 18/07/21, when over 300 Water Veneer turned up within an hour of switching the light on in a Market Warsop garden.
Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP June 2010
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Acentria ephemerella
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Sean Tobin. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. David Hursthouse. Tim Sexton. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Wil Heeney. Meg Skinner. Phil Cadman. Ian Hunt. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Martin Gray. NBGRC. Iain Leach, Kate Harte and Paul Baker (Budby South Forest Moth Trapping Results). Tom Shields. Ian Ellis. Steven Chick. J.T. Radford.

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Updated January 2024
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