70.193 .... B&F 1868
Lesser Treble-bar Aplocera efformata (Guenée, 1857)
Status .....Probably common over much of Nottinghamshire. We have recorded the larvae of this moth in numbers, by sweeping the larval foodplant (Hypericum sp) at Bevercotes Pit Wood. Likely to occur in similar numbers, on many brownfield sites.
Photographed at Warsop Main Pit Top July 2009   Photographed at Warsop Main Pit Top May 2007
Early stages                            
Full grown larva. Photographed at Bevercotes Pit Wood July 2010
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Lesser Treble-bar
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Colin Watkin. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. David Hursthouse. Phil Lee. Sean Tobin. Tim Sexton. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Martin Gray. Phil Cadman. Steven Chick. Ian Blackmore-Allen. Andy Adcock. Tom Shields. J.T. Radford.

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Updated January 2024

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