5.001 .... B&F 0119
Opostega salaciella (Treitschke, 1833)
Status .....Often recorded from areas of grassland at Eakring and around the Sherwood Forest area. There seem to be few other records for Nottinghamshire. A small species which is very easily overlooked at moth traps.
Photographed at Market Warsop July 2018 .. Photographed at Red Hill July 2007
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Opostega salaciella
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Martin Gray. NBGRC. Ian Ellis. J.T. Radford.

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Updated January 2024

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