70.275 .... B&F 1952
Common Heath Ematurga atomaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Status .....Usually very common at heathland sites in the Mansfield and Sherwood Forest area.
Photographed at Oak Tree Heath June 2021
Photographed at Budby South Forest May 2007
Early stages                            
Full grown larva on Heather Calluna vulgaris. Photographed at Budby South Forest August 2021. 
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Common Heath
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Graham and Anona Finch. David Hursthouse. Graham Beeley. NBGRC. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Rob Johnson. Brian Wetton.

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Updated December 2022

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