73.298 .... B&F 2193
Clay Mythimna ferrago (Fabricius, 1787) 
Status .....Widespread across much of Nottinghamshire, especially in grassy habitats and will occur in suburban gardens. Regularly attracted to MV light.
Photographed at Lound Wood June 2023
Photographed at Market Warsop July 2018
Photographed at Clipstone Old Quarter July 2010   Photographed at Red Hill August 2004
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Clay
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Colin Watkin. Graham and Anona Finch. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Phil Lee. David Hursthouse. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Sean Tobin. Wil Heeney. Tim Sexton. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Phil Cadman. Dave Morton. Andy Ashley. Mark Dennis (Colwick Park Bird Reports 1993-2001). Nottingham City Council. Meg Skinner. David Yates. Robert and Jill Carlyle. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. NBGRC. Martin Gray. Steven Chick. Graham Birkett. Ian Blackmore-Allen. Melanie Newman and Mike Hyatt. Charles Cannon. Caron Stubbs (Ransom Wood Moth Trapping Results 2010-2013). Iain Leach, Kate Harte and Paul Baker (Budby South Forest Moth Trapping Results). Tom Shields. Ian Ellis. Mike Hill. Andy Adcock. Brian Wetton. Graham Beeley. Graham Birkett. J.T. Radford.

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Updated January 2024
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