73.195 .... B&F 2259
Dark Chestnut Conistra ligula (Esper, 1791)
Status .....Less commonly encountered at MV light than the similar Chestnut and can be easily passed over as being that species. All the records we have available to us, show that this moth occurs in a broad band running south-west to north-east through Nottinghamshire.
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Photographed at Red Hill, Eakring October 2011
 
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Photographed at Lound Wood October 2006
 
 
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Dark Chestnut
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Richard Rogers. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth reports 2003-2012). Colin Watkin. Sean Tobin. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Phil Cadman. Dave Morton. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Robert and Jill Carlyle.

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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