73.050 .... B&F 2211
Wormwood Cucullia absinthii (Linnaeus, 1761)
Status .....Rare, with just a handful of Nottinghamshire records in recent years. One of Nottinghamshire's more recent records came from the Idle Valley NR, when the individual photographed was trapped at MV light, by members of the Lound Moth Group in July 2014. Now almost annual in Nottinghamshire.
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Photographed at Lound GP July 2014
 
 
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Wormwood
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Lound Moth Group. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth reports 2003-2012). Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2014). NBGRC. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2016). Martin Gray. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2018). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2019). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2020). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2021). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2022).

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 September 2023

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