72.013 .... B&F 2030
Yellow-tail Euproctis similis (Fuessly, 1775)
Status .....Common throughout Nottinghamshire. The larva is conspicuous and often found on Hawthorn.
Photographed at Clipstone Old Quarter July 2011
Photographed at Eakring Flash June 2003   Full grown larva, photographed at Eakring Flash June 2006
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Yellow-tail
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Richard Rogers. Colin Watkin. Graham and Anona Finch. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Phil Lee. David Hursthouse. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Sean Tobin. Tim Sexton. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Dave Morton. Andy Ashley. David Yates. Darren Matthews. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Robert and Jill Carlyle. Martin Gray. Meg Skinner. Steven Chick. NBGRC. Phil Cadman.

You can contribute your own records to help us gain an accurate status of this species in Nottinghamshire. Send an Excel spreadsheet of your records via the 'contact us' link at the top of the homepage.

Updated January 2019

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