17.014 .... B&F 0251
Ochsenheimeria taurella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Status .....One of two only species of Ochsenheimeria known from Nottinghamshire. Both are very rarely recorded even though they fly during the afternoon. The moth below, was found and photographed by Tim Sexton at the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust's Skylarks NR at Holme Pierrpont in August 2018. Our thanks go to Tim for allowing us to use his photographs to illustrate the species.
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Photographed at Skylarks NR, Holme Pierrpont August 2018
 
 
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Ochsenheimeria taurella
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Tim Sexton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust.

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Updated August 2018

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