72.013 .... B&F 2030
Yellow-tail Euproctis similis (Fuessly, 1775)
Status .....Common and widespread throughout Nottinghamshire and soon caught at any site in season. Regularly occurs in gardens and a wide range of habitats. The sttractively coloured larva is conspicuous and relatively easy to find along hedgerows containing Hawthorn.
Photographed at Clipstone Old Quarter July 2011
Early stages                            
Half-grown larva. Photographed at Clipstone Old Quarter May 2022
Full-grown larva. Photographed at Market Warsop June 2020
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. Ian Blackmore-Allen. Charles Cannon. Caron Stubbs (Ransom Wood Moth Trapping Results 2010-2013). Iain Leach, Kate Harte and Paul Baker (Budby South Forest Moth Trapping Results). Tom Shields. Jason Reece and Lily Reece. Andy Adcock. Brian Wetton. Graham Birkett. Agnes Kiemel. Ian Ellis. J.T Radford.

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Updated January 2024

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