73.332 .... B&F 2122
Purple Clay Diarsia brunnea ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Status .....We have recorded this moth at Eakring, but it is largely confined to the Sherwood Forest area, where it is generally common at MV light.
Photographed at Lound Wood June 2008
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Purple Clay
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Graham and Anona Finch. David Hursthouse. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Dave Morton. Andy Ashley. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. NBGRC. Sean Tobin. Steven Chick. Lound Moth Group. Martin Gray. Charles Cannon. Caron Stubbs (Ransom Wood Moth Trapping Results 2010-2013). Iain Leach, Kate Harte and Paul Baker (Budby South Forest Moth Trapping Results). Colin Watkin. Andy Adcock.

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Updated August 2021

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