35.056 .... B&F 0724
Metzneria lappella (Linnaeus, 1758)
Status .....Probably more widespread in Nottinghamshire than the current distribution map would seem to suggest. It was always fairly regular to MV light in Sherwood Forest, but we never recorded it from Eakring for a number of years until one at Lound Wood in 2007. It does occur in gardens and so should be more widespread. The moth in the lower two photographs, was trapped by members of the Lound Moth Group in 2014.
Photographed at Market Warsop July 2021
Photographed at Lound GP July 2014
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Metzneria lappella
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Richard Rogers. David Hursthouse. Lound Moth Group. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Martin Gray. Iain Leach, Kate Harte and Paul Baker (Budby South Forest Moth Trapping Results).

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Updated January 2021

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