70.248 .... B&F 1927
Brindled Beauty Lycia hirtaria (Clerck, 1759) 
Status .....Largely a moth found in the woods and forests of north Nottinghamshire and probably under recorded. This species comes to light late at night. The three moths illustrated in the photographs all turned up just after midnight.
Male photographed at Market Warsop May 2019
Male photographed at Sherwood Forest CP April 2011
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Brindled Beauty
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Graham and Anona Finch. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Tim Sexton. David Yates. Robert and Jill Carlyle. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Sean Tobin. Martin Gray. Ian Blackmore-Allen. NBGRC. Lound Moth Group. Colin Watkin. Graham Birkett. Jason and Lily Reece. Andy Adcock.

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 August 2021

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