62.063 .... B&F 1475
Mediterranean Flour Moth Ephestia kuehniella (Zeller, 1859) 
Status .....A very rare moth in Nottinghamshire, with the one photographed below being the first documented record. This Ephestia kuehniella was found on the wall of the Idle Valley Visitor Centre by Melanie Newman in early December 2018. Thankfully the specimen was retained and the moth's identification was later determined by gen det examination by the county recorder Dave Budworth.
Photographed at the Idle Valley NR, December 2018
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Ephestia kuehniella
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Melanie Newman. Lound Moth Group.

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Updated December 2018

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