20.013 .... B&F 0412
Argyresthia pygmaeella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)  
Status .....An uncommon and patchily distributed moth in Nottinghamshire and probably somewhat under-recorded and largely confined to wetland sites such as the Idle Valley NR where it has been recorded on a number of occasions. The specimen below was trapped at Ollerton Pit Woods by Dave Morton and Andy Ashley, who very kindly supplied the specimen for inclusion here.
Photographed at Ollerton Pit Woods June 2023
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Argyresthia pygmaeella
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Lound Moth Group. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Dave Morton and Andy Ashley.

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Updated June 2023

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