73.139 .... B&F 2370
Twin-spotted Wainscot Lenisa geminipuncta (Haworth, 1809) .... Formerly known as Archanara geminipuncta
Status .....This species is prone to occasionally wander into gardens from it's typical habitat of extensive reedbeds. Scarce in Nottinghamshire, where it currently holds Grade 2 status. We have three August records, two from the Sherwood Forest CP in 2008 and 2011 and one in 2013 from Bevercotes Pit Wood.
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Photographed at Bevercotes Pit Wood August 2013
 
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Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP August 2011
 
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Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP August 2008
 
 
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Twin-spotted Wainscot
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth reports 2003-2012). David Hursthouse. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2013). Lound Moth Group. Tim Sexton. Dave Morton. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2014). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2015). 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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