70.052 ... B&F 1725
Dark-barred Twin-spot Carpet Xanthorhoe ferrugata (Clerck, 1759) 
Status .....Common at many sites across Nottinghamshire. A red form of this moth seems can cause identification problems with the very similar Red Twin-spot Carpet.
Photographed at Clipstone Old Quarter August 2010   Photographed at Eakring Meadows April 2003
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Dark-barred Twin-spot Carpet
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. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Sean Tobin. Tim Sexton. Dave Morton. Andy Ashley. Phil Cadman. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. NBGRC. Steven Chick. Martin Gray. Graham Birkett. 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. Jason Reece and Lily Reece. Andy Adcock.

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Updated August 2021

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