2.001 .... B&F 0006
Dyseriocrania subpurpurella (Haworth, 1828) .... Formerly known as Eriocrania subpurpurella
Status .....Very common across Nottinghamshire and certainly one of the most abundant leaf mining moths. The distinctive blotch mines can often be found in parks and gardens containing Oak.
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Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP April 2011   Photographed at Lound Wood April 2003
 
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Mating pair with male (right) of the uncommon form fastuosella, photographed at Sherwood Forest CP April 2010   Leaf mine on Oak, photographed at Red Hill July 2005
 
 
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Dyseriocrania subpurpurella
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Lound Moth Group. David Hursthouse. Jerry Clough. Tim Sexton. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014.

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 October 2017

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