73.128 .... B&F 2360
Ear Moth Amphipoea oculea (Linnaeus, 1761) 
Status .....First and only record at Eakring came in 2004. There are now several Sherwood Forest records - one historical record listed by J.W. Carr and singles in 2010 and 2013, but this moth is one of a difficult group to identify and requires dissection.
Photographed at Budby South Forest August 2013
Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP August 2010
Photographed at Lound Wood August 2004
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Ear Moth
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Sean Tobin. Martin Gray. 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 January 2021

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