49.149 .... B&F 1092
Apotomis turbidana (Hübner, 1825)
Status .....Not as common as the very similar Apotomis betuletana, but easily differentiated by the obvious thick white streak near the base of the forewing. In occurs mostly in well wooded areas lying on Sherwood Sandstone, with records ranging from the Bestwood area of Nottingham, up through the Sherwood Forest and Mansfield areas, north-east into the Idle Valley.
Photographed at Misson Carr June 2024
Photographed at Sherwood Forest July 2008
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Apotomis turbidana
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. David Hursthouse. Phil Lee. Tim Sexton. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Lound Moth Group. Martin Gray. Lound Moth Group. Charles Cannon. Caron Stubbs (Ransom Wood Moth Trapping Results 2010-2013). Iain Leach, Kate Harte and Paul Baker (Budby South Forest Moth Trapping Results). J.T. Radford.

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Updated January 2024

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