73.271 .... B&F 2163
Broom Moth Ceramica pisi (Linnaeus, 1758) .... Formerly known as Melanchra pisi
Status .....Restricted in Nottinghamshire, but is commonly recorded from the Sherwood Forest area. There is an isolated record from Bestwood in 2014.
Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP May 2009
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Broom Moth
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Graham and Anona Finch. David Hursthouse. Sean Tobin. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Martin Gray. NBGRC. Graham Birkett. Brian Wetton.

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Updated December 2022

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