62.001 .... B&F 1428
Bee Moth Aphomia sociella (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Status .....Common throughout most of Nottinghamshire, turning up regularly in urban locations.
Male, photographed at Market Warsop June 2014
Female, photographed at Market Warsop July 2012
Early stages                            
Larvae inside nest of Bombus hypnorum in bird nest-box. Photographed at Mapperley, Nottingham July 2016.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Aphomia sociella
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Lound Moth Group. Phil Lee. Sean Tobin. Wil Heeney. Graham Beeley. Tim Sexton. Dave Morton. Phil Cadman. Meg Skinner. Graham Birkett. Martin Gray. Mike Hyatt. Melanie Newman. NBGRC. Steven Chick. Ian Blackmore-Allen. Iain Leach, Kate Harte and Paul Baker (Budby South Forest Moth Trapping Results). Ian Ellis. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Tom Shields. Jason and Lily Reece. Graham Beeley. J.T. Radford.

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 January 2024
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