70.226 .... B&F 1906
Brimstone Opisthograptis luteolata (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Status .....Common and widespread throughout Nottinghamshire and recorded from all habitat types.
Photographed near Eakring Meadows May 2003   Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP September 2011
Early stages                            
Full grown larva. Photographed on Hawthorn Crataegus monogyna, Cuckney October 2020
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Brimstone Moth
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Richard Rogers. Colin Watkin. Graham and Anona Finch. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. David Hursthouse. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Sean Tobin. Wil Heeney. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Pauline Bradford. Tim Sexton. Phil Cadman. Mark Dennis (Colwick Park Bird Reports 1993-2001). Dave Morton. Andy Ashley. David Yates. Nottingham City Council. Meg Skinner. Robert and Jill Carlyle. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Ian Hunt. NBGRC. Graham Birkett. Martin Gray. Ian Blackmore-Allen. Steven Chick. Rob Johnson. Melanie Newman and Mike Hyatt. Charles Cannon. Caron Stubbs (Ransom Wood Moth Trapping Results 2010-2013). Tom Shields. Iain Leach, Kate Harte and Paul Baker (Budby South Forest Moth Trapping Results). Ian Ellis. Sean Tobin. Mike Hill. Andy Adcock. Jason and Lily Reece. Brian Wetton. Agnes Kiemel. Graham Beeley. Graham Birkett. David Shaw. J.T. Radford. Nick and Samantha Brownley.

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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