70.256 .... B&F 1935
Mottled Umber Erannis defoliaria (Clerck, 1759)
Status .....Common at many woodland sites in a line running south-west to north-east through the county. Strongly attracted to MV lights and security lights. The females are wingless and can be found during the day on the trunks of trees.
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Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP January 2011
 
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Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP November 2008   Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP November 2010
 
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Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP November 2013   Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP November 2013
 
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Photographed at Red Hill December 2004   Photographed at Lound Wood November 2006
 
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Female, photographed at Hazel Gap near Budby Pumping Station, December 2013.
 
 
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Mottled Umber
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Lound Moth Group. David Hursthouse. Sean Tobin. Tim Sexton. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Robert and Jill Carlyle. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014.

You can contribute your own records to help us gain an accurate status of this species in Nottinghamshire. Send an Excel spreadsheet of your records via the 'contact us' link at the top of the homepage.

Updated October 2017

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