73.243 .... B&F 2183
Blossom Underwing Orthosia miniosa ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Status .....It seems highly unlikely that this moth has ever really been perminently resident in Nottinghamshire and it has declined generally from many UK sites over the past number of years, with many recent records thought to refer to migrants from the continent. The one illustrated, was trapped at MV light and photographed by Tim Sexton at Attenborough NR in April 2019 and is thought to be the first VC56 record since the late 1800's.
Photographed by Tim Sexton, at Attenborough NR April 2019
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Blossom Underwing  
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Tim Sexton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust.

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Updated April 2019

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