70.274 .... B&F 1951
Grey Birch Aethalura punctulata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Status .....This moths seems to have a confined distribution in Nottinghamshire, although many records have not been made available to us. It is certainly very common around Sherwood Forest and often found on the trunks of Birch during the day, but it is well recorded around the Idle Valley NR.
Photographed near Market Warsop May 2021
Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP April 2015   Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP May 2006
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Grey Birch
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. David Hursthouse. Sean Tobin. Lound Moth Group. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. NBGRC. Robert and Jill Carlyle. Martin Gray. Iain Leach, Kate Harte and Paul Baker (Budby South Forest Moth Trapping Results).

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Updated December 2022

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