73.062 .... B&F 2297
Copper Underwing Amphipyra pyramidea (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Status .....A common moth at MV light and widespread over most of the county.
Photographed at Market Warsop August 2018
Photographed at Lound Wood August 2004
Early stages                            
Full-grown larva, photographed at Clipstone Old Quarter May 2022.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Copper Underwing
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Graham and Anona Finch. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Phil Lee. Sean Tobin. Colin Watkin. Wil Heeney. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Tim Sexton. Phil Cadman. Dave Morton. Mark Dennis (Colwick Park Bird Reports 1993-2001). David Yates. Robert and Jill Carlyle. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Graham Birkett. NBGRC. Martin Gray. Ian Blackmore-Allen. Steven Chick. Tom Shields. Ian Ellis. David Shaw. Jason Reece and Lily Reece. Andy Adcock. David Shaw. Graham Beeley. Brian Wetton. J.T. Radford. Nick and Samantha Brownley.

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Updated January 2024
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