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Micropterix calthella (Linnaeus, 1761)
Status .....One of two widespread Micropterix species in Nottinghamshire. It is common throughout the Sherwood Forest area of the county and occurs in numbers at Treswell, Eaton and Gamston Woods near Retford, and at Wellow Park near Ollerton. Another moth overlooked because of its minute size and again occurring in large numbers on flowers.
Photographed at the Idle Valley NR June 2018
Photographed at Wellow Park April 2014
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Micropterix calthella
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. NBGRC. Lound Moth Group. Pauline Bradford. Martin Gray. David Shaw.

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Updated December 2022

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