73.233 .... B&F 2232
Black Rustic Aporophyla nigra (Haworth, 1809) 
Status .....Generally quite common across the county, but there seems to be a westerly-bias to Nottinghamshire's records, with few records coming from sites east of the River Trent..
Photographed at Market Warsop October 2023
Photographed at Market Warsop September 2021
Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP September 2009
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. Iain Leach, Kate Harte and Paul Baker (Budby South Forest Moth Trapping Results). Colin Watkin. Iain Leach, Kate Harte and Paul Baker (Budby South Forest Moth Trapping Results). Tom Shields. Jason Reece and Lily Reece. Andy Adcock. Brian Wetton. Graham Birkett. Agnes Kiemel. Tom Shields. David Shaw. Graham Beeley.

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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