70.053 .... B&F 1722
Flame Carpet Xanthorhoe designata (Hufnagel, 1767)
Status .....Fairly widespread over much of Nottinghamshire, although seems to be uncommon in the south-east of the county and along the Trent Valley. Never attracted to MV light in any numbers.
Photographed at Market Warsop May 2019
Photographed at Market Warsop August 2015
Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP May 2010   Photographed at Lound Wood May 2008
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Flame Carpet
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Colin Watkin. Graham and Anona Finch. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Netherfield Wildlife Group. David Hursthouse. Phil Lee. Sean Tobin. David Yates. Wil Heeney. NBGRC. Phil Cadman. Meg Skinner. Martin Gray. Dave Morton. Andy Ashley. Ian Blackmore-Allen. Graham Birkett. Ian Ellis.  Jason Reece and Lily Reece. Andy Adcock. Tom Shields. Graham Beeley. Brian Wetton. Ian Ellis. J.T. Radford.

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Updated January 2024

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