70.187 .... B&F 1838
Tawny Speckled Pug Eupithecia icterata (Villers, 1789)
Status .....Quite widespread in Nottinghamshire, with most records coming from the Sherwood Forest and Idle Valley NR. The Eakring record remained our only personal record until one trapped at home in 2021. This is not a moth trapped regularly across the county.
Photographed at Market Warsop August 2021   Photographed at Lound Wood August 2008
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Tawny Speckled Pug
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Colin Watkin. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Sean Tobin. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2014). Mark Dennis (Colwick Park Bird Reports 1993-2001). Phil Cadman. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Ian Hunt. Sean Tobin. Robert and Jill Carlyle. NBGRC. Martin Gray. Andy Adcock. J.T. Radford.

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Updated January 2024

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