73.361 .... B&F 2128
Double Square-spot Xestia triangulum (Hufnagel, 1766) 
Status .....Certainly a common moth at both Eakring and Sherwood Forest, but appears to be absent from many south-eastern parts of the county.
Photographed at Sherwood Forest June 2009 . Photographed at Lound Wood July 2004
Early stages                            
Full-grown larva (parasitised). Photographed at Market Warsop May 2024.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Double Square-spot
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. Sean Tobin. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Tim Sexton. Dave Morton. Andy Ashley. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. David Yates. Phil Cadman. Robert and Jill Carlyle. Graham Birkett. NBGRC. Steven Chick. Martin Gray. Meg Skinner. Ian Blackmore-Allen. 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. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Phil Cadman. Mike Hill. Jason and Lily Reece. Andy Adcock. David Shaw. Brian Wetton. Graham Beeley. Ian Ellis. Tom Shields. J.T. Radford.

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Updated January 2024
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