63.076 .... B&F 1289
Euchromius ocellea (Haworth, 1811)
Status .....A very rare migrant to southern areas of the UK, with less than 50 UK records at the time Goater wrote his book on British Pyralid Moths. Since then, there have been a further 100-200 records. This is possibly the first record of E.ocellea in Nottinghamshire and occurred on a warm and overcast night when numerous other migrants including Vestal, were also recorded arriving at the trap after midnight.
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Photographed at Red Hill September 12th 2006
 
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Euchromius ocellea
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton.

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Updated January 2016

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