73.327 .... B&F 2091
Dark Sword-grass Agrotis ipsilon (Hufnagel, 1766) 
Status .....Regular migrant to the UK. First recorded at Eakring in 2004. Now a fairly regular migrant, being recorded most years. Conditions of adults vary considerably.
Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP September 1st 2010
Photographed at Red Hill August 15th 2008    
Photographed at Lound Wood August 10th 2008    
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Dark Sword-grass
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Colin Watkin. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth reports 2003-2012). David Hursthouse. Sean Tobin. Dave Morton. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2014). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2015). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2016). Rob Woodward. Rob Woodward. NBGRC. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2017). Melanie Newman. Martin Gray. Charles Cannon. Caron Stubbs (Ransom Wood Moth Trapping Results 2010-2013). Iain Leach and Kate Harte (Budby South Forest Moth Trapping Results). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2018). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2019). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2020). Jason Reece and Lily Reece. Andy Adcock. Tom Shields.

You can contribute your own records to help us gain an accurate status of this species in Nottinghamshire. Send an Excel spreadsheet of your records via the 'contact us' link at the top of the homepage.

Updated August 2021

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