70.106 .... B&F 1799
Winter Moth Operophtera brumata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Status .....Probably common throughout Nottinghamshire, but the evidence based on the distribution map we have been able to produce from records sent to us, would suggest that this moth is uncommon along the Trent Valley. This could also be down to the lack of recording moths during the late Autumn and Winter months.
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Male photographed at Sherwood Forest CP December 2010.
 
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Female photographed at Sherwood Forest CP December 2010.
 
 
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Winter Moth
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Lound Moth Group. Martin Harvey. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Sean Tobin. Tim Sexton. 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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