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.
Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP April 2011   Photographed at Lound Wood April 2003
Male (right) of the form fastuosella, photographed at Sherwood Forest CP   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. Martin Gray. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Natural England - Birklands and Bilhaugh SSSI & Birklands West and Ollerton Corner SSSI, Nottinghamshire Saproxylic invertebrate survey, Natural England Field Unit, April-October 2018. Tom Shields. Sean Tobin.

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Updated January 2021

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