62.072 .... B&F 1417
Meal Moth Pyralis farinalis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Status .....Probably more likely to be encountered in suburban areas, but occasionally attracted to light at both Eakring and Sherwood Forest. We have two records from our Market Warsop garden.
Photographed at Market Warsop June 2015
Photographed at Market Warsop July 2006   Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP July 2008
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Pyralis farinalis
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Sean Tobin. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Phil Cadman. Ian Hunt. NBGRC. Steven Chick. Martin Gray. Ian Blackmore-Allen. Melanie Newman and Mike Hyatt. Ian Ellis. Tom Shields.

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Updated August 2021

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