73.186 .... B&F 2267
Beaded Chestnut Agrochola lychnidis ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Status .....This moth may possibly have been overlooked among numbers of Lunar Underwing at Eakring, when not identified/recorded until 2006. Fairly regularly recorded at MV traps operated in the Sherwood Forest area. All the records we have on the distribution maps, presently come from sites in the north of the county.
Photographed at Gamston Wood October 2013
Photographed at Lound Wood September 2006   Photographed at Red Hill October 2006
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Beaded Chestnut
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Colin Watkin. Graham and Anona Finch. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. David Yates. Dave Morton. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. NBGRC. Martin Gray. Sean Tobin. Ian Blackmore-Allen. Iain Leach, Kate Harte and Paul Baker (Budby South Forest Moth Trapping Results). Jason Reece and Lily Reece. Andy Adcock. Agnes Kiemel. Graham Birkett.

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Updated January 2024

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