73.162 .... B&F 2321
Dark Arches Apamea monoglypha (Hufnagel, 1766) 
Status .....Widespread in Nottinghamshire and recorded commonly in gardens. Dark Arches is often the commonest large moth to come to MV light. Individuals can vary in lightness of colouration.
Photographed at Lound Wood July 2010
Photographed at Market Warsop June 2015
Full-grown larva, photographed at Hoveringham, March 2021
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Dark Arches
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. Graham Birkett. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Sean Tobin. Tim Sexton. Wil Heeney. Phil Cadman. Dave Morton. Andy Ashley. Mark Dennis (Colwick Park Bird Reports 1993-2001). David Yates. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Meg Skinner. Nottingham City Council. Robert and Jill Carlyle. Graham Beeley. NBGRC. Ian Blackmore-Allen. Steven Chick. Melanie Newman and Mike Hyatt. Martin Gray. 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. Ian Ellis. Jason Reece and Lily Reece. Andy Adcock. Brian Wetton. Phil Cadman. J.T. Radford.

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Updated January 2024
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