70.061 .... B&F 1738
Common Carpet Epirrhoe alternata (Müller, 1764) 
Status .....Widespread and very common throughout Nottinghamshire.
Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP August 2010   Photographed at Lound Wood May 2003
Aberrant (presumed) Common Carpet, photographed at Red Hill, Eakring June 2023
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Common Carpet
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. Phil Lee. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Martin Harvey. Sean Tobin. Wil Heeney. Pauline Bradford. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Phil Cadman. Tim Sexton. Dave Morton. Andy Ashley. Mark Dennis (Colwick Park Bird Reports 1993-2001). David Yates. Nottingham City Council. Robert and Jill Carlyle. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. NBGRC. Graham Birkett. Martin Gray. Ian Blackmore-Allen. Meg Skinner. Steven Chick. Indy Kiemel Greene and Agnes Kiemel. 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. Melanie Newman. Jason Reece and Lily Reece. Andy Adcock. Brian Wetton. Phil Cadman. Ian Ellis. David Shaw. J.T. Radford. Nick and Samantha Brownley.

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Updated January 2024
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