73.233 .... B&F 2232
Black Rustic Aporophyla nigra (Haworth, 1809) 
Status .....Possibly quite common, but there seems to be a distinctly westerly-bias to Nottinghamshire records.
Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP September 2009
Photographed at Lound Wood September 2004
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Black Rustic
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Richard Rogers. Graham and Anona Finch. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Phil Lee. David Hursthouse. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Sean Tobin. Tim Sexton. Dave Morton. Phil Cadman. Graham Birkett. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Robert and Jill Carlyle. Ian Blackmore-Allen. NBGRC. Meg Skinner. Martin Gray.

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 2019

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