32.029 .... B&F 0705
Agonopterix umbellana (Fabricius, 1794)
Status .....Nottinghamshire status uncertain, but this moth is uncommon, even at Sherwood Forest NNR where the larval foodplant (Gorse) grows. Three of the NNR's records, have come from Budby South Forest, but a specimen was recently beaten from Gorse on Sherwood Heath SSSI near Ollerton.
Photographed at Sherwood Heath SSSI October 2017
Photographed at Budby South Forest September 2013
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Agonopterix umbellana
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. David Hursthouse. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Iain Leach and Kate Harte (Budby South Forest Moth Trapping Results).

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Updated January 2021

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