73.039 .... B&F 2279
Sycamore Acronicta aceris (Linnaeus, 1758)
Status .....Grade 3 listed in Nottinghamhire, yet this is a widespread and common moth with numerous records from urban areas around the City of Nottingham.
Photographed at Nettleworth Manor July 2012
Photographed at Red Hill July 2004   Photographed at Sherwood Forest July 2008
Early stages                            
Full grown larva. Photographed at Mapperley Nottingham, September 2009
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Sycamore
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. Phil Lee. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth reports 2003-2012). Lound Moth Group. Sean Tobin. Wil Heeney. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2013). Nottingham City Council. Tim Sexton. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2014). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2015). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2016). NBGRC. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2017). Martin Gray. Phil Cadman. Steven Chick. Ian Blackmore-Allen. Graham Birkett. Tom Shields.

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Updated January 2021

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