70.255 .... B&F 1934
Dotted Border Agriopis marginaria (Fabricius, 1777) 
Status .....Fairly widespread, but in generally low numbers and not found commonly anywhere
Male photographed at Sherwood Forest CP March 2011
Male photographed at Lound Wood February 2003   Female photographed at Lound Wood March 2006.
Male of the form A. marginaria f. fuscata, photographed at Sherwood Forest CP February 2011
Early stages                            
Half-grown larva, photographed near Market Warsop May 2021
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Dotted Border
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. David Hursthouse. Martin Harvey. Sean Tobin. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Tim Sexton. Robert and Jill Carlyle. Martin Gray. NBGRC. Meg Skinner. Indy Kiemel Greene and Agnes Kiemel. Iain Leach, Kate Harte and Paul Baker (Budby South Forest Moth Trapping Results). Jason and Lily Reece. Pauline Bradford. Graham Birkett.

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 December 2022

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