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Welsh Clearwing Synanthedon scoliaeformis (Borkhausen, 1789)
Status .....Welsh Clearwing was first found on a Birch trunk by Sherwood Forest ranger Gary Joynt in July 2008 and represented an unexpected first ever record for Nottinghamshire. Further records followed in 2009, 2010 and 2011, including numerous adults and old exit holes. Survey work using pheremone lures have found this moth to be present throughout the Sherwood Forest NNR, though little work seems to have been done away from this area.
Pupa photographed at Sherwood Forest CP June 2009   Pupa photographed at Sherwood Forest CP June 2009
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Welsh Clearwing
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. David Hursthouse. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2016). Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Gary Joynt. Samantha Batty.

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 November 2019

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