70.036 .... B&F 1680
Maiden's Blush Cyclophora punctaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Status .....Common around the Sherwood Forest area, which seems to be the county's stronghold for this moth. Generally widespread over most of Nottinghamshire, although there is a gap in the distribution map along the Trent Valley, north of Nottingham.
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Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP August 2010   Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP August 2008
 
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Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP August 2010   Photographed at Lound Wood June 2007
 
 
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Maiden's Blush
 
 
 
 
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. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth reports 2003-2012). David Hursthouse. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2013). Lound Moth Group. Sean Tobin. Dave Morton. Andy Ashley. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2014). Robert and Jill Carlyle. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2015). Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2016).

You can contribute your own records to help us gain an accurate status of this species in Nottinghamshire. Send an Excel spreadsheet of your records via the 'contact us' link at the top of the homepage.

Updated October 2017

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