73.172 .... B&F 2341
Cloaked Minor Mesoligia furuncula ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 
Status .....Relatively common, but mainly from northern parts of Nottinghamshire. Although the 'Minors' are difficult to identify on external characteristics and markings, Cloaked Minor will become instantly recognisable with experience on the basis of resting posture.
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Photographed at Lound Wood August 2012
 
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Photographed at Clipstone Old Quarter August 2012
 
 
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Cloaked Minor
 
 
 
 
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. Sean Tobin. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Wil Heeney. Tim Sexton. Dave Morton. Andy Ashley. Mark Dennis (Colwick Park Bird Reports 1993-2001). Phil Cadman. Nottingham City Council. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. NBGRC. Martin Gray. Steven Chick.

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Updated January 2019

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