73.036 .... B&F 2281
Alder Moth Acronicta alni (Linnaeus, 1767) 
Status .....A Grade 3 listed species in Nottinghamshire. Recorded once at Eakring in 2004, but appears to be more common at Sherwood Forest and other Nottinghamshire woodlands.
Photographed at Sherwood Forest May 2009
Early stages                            
Full grown larva. Photographed on Goat Sallow Salix caprea at Budby South Forest July 2010
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Alder Moth
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Graham and Anona Finch. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth reports 2003-2012). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2014). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2016). Lound Moth Group. NBGRC. Martin Gray. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2017). Sean Tobin. Charles Cannon. Caron Stubbs (Ransom Wood Moth Trapping Results 2010-2013).

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Updated January 2021

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