73.040 .... B&F 2280
Miller Acronicta leporina (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Status .....Generally common in a line through Nottinghamshire, running from Nottingham in the south-west, to Retford in the north-east. There seem to be few records anywhere east of the River Trent.
Photographed at Red Hill, Eakring June 2023
Early stages                            
Full grown larva. Photographed on Birch Betula pendula Carburton July 2007
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Miller
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Graham and Anona Finch. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Phil Lee. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Wil Heeney. Dave Morton. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Mark Dennis (Colwick Park Bird Reports 1993-2001). David Yates. Nottingham City Council. Sean Tobin. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. NBGRC. Martin Gray. Steven Chick. Ian Blackmore-Allen. Colin Watkin. Graham Birkett. Ian Ellis. Phil Cadman. Jason Reece and Lily Reece. Tom Shields. Brian Wetton. J.T. Radford.

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Updated January 2024
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