38.038 .... B&F 0608
Elachista rufocinerea (Haworth, 1828)
Status .....The Sherwood Forest area holds large numbers of this small moth and grassy areas of heathland can see hundreds flying during the late evening. The Idle Valley NR, is another site where this moth is common. Probably under recorded in other parts of Nottinghamshire.
Photographed at Warsop Main Pit Top April 2019   Photographed near Market Warsop April 2007
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Elachista rufocinerea
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 Gray.

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Updated January 2024

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