73.046 .... B&F 2278
Poplar Grey Subacronicta megacephala ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) .... Formerly known as Acronicta megacephala
Status .....Generally a common moth across Nottinghamshire.
Photographed at Meden Vale June 2013
Photographed at Red Hill June 2008
Early stages                            
Full grown larva. Photographed at Market Warsop September 2018
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Poplar Grey
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Richard Rogers. Colin Watkin. Graham and Anona Finch. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Phil Lee. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Sean Tobin. Tim Sexton. Phil Cadman. David Yates. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Graham Birkett. NBGRC. Martin Gray. Meg Skinner. Ian Blackmore-Allen. Tom Shields. Steven Chick. Iain Leach and  Kate Harte (Budby South Forest Moth Trapping Results). Mike Hill. Jason and Lily Reece. Andy Adcock. Brian Wetton. Ian Ellis. J.T. Radford.

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Updated January 2024

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