73.170 .... B&F 2343a
Lesser Common Rustic Mesapamea didyma (Esper, 1788)
Status .....Probably under-recorded amongst the many Common Rustic visiting the trap during the Summer. Common and Lesser Common Rustic are usually recorded as Lesser/Common Rustic agg, so any determination to species has to be done by dissection. The identity of this moth, was confirmed by such examination, after being trapped by members of the Lound Moth Group.
Photographed at Lound GP July 2014
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Lesser Common Rustic
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Phil Cadman. Robert and Jill Carlyle. Martin Gray.

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Updated January 2019

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