73.069 .... B&F 2243
Early Grey Xylocampa areola (Esper, 1789)
Status .....Quite common over much of Nottinghamshire, but rare (just about annual) at Sherwood Forest, which is probably due to lack of larval foodplant across most of the area. Will occur at MV light traps run in urban and suburban areas.
Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP March 2011
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Early Grey
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. Phil Lee. Sean Tobin. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Tim Sexton. David Yates. Dave Morton. Wil Heeney. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Robert and Jill Carlyle. Phil Cadman. Pauline Bradford. Graham Birkett.

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Updated December 2017

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