70.227 .... B&F 1907
Bordered Beauty Epione repandaria (Hufnagel, 1767)
Status .....Recorded just once at Eakring, when found dead on a road near Kersall in 2000. In Nottinghamshire, this moth has a widespread distribution, but (apart from the Idle Valley NR) seems to be uncommon based on the records available. The moth in the lower photographs, was caught at the Idle Valley NR near Retford, by members of the Lound Bird Club Moth Group.
Photographed at Gamston Wood July 2017
Photographed at Lound, near Retford July 2013
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Bordered Beauty
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Lound Moth Group. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth reports 2003-2012). Colin Watkin. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2015). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2016). Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Sean Tobin. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2017). Ian Blackmore-Allen. Martin Gray. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2018). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2019).

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Updated August 2021

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