28.019 .... B&F 0649
Esperia sulphurella (Fabricius, 1775) 
Status .....Common at many woodland sites, but often around any dead wood. We have recorded this moth several times from our own garden at Market Warsop, where larvae have been found under the bark of dead Lilac.
Photographed at Eakring Meadows May 2004
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Esperia sulphurella
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Lound Moth Group. Graham Beeley. Wil Heeney. Tim Sexton. Phil Cadman. Michael Blount. Martin Gray. NBGRC. Barry Lygo. Natural England - Birklands and Bilhaugh SSSI & Birklands West and Ollerton Corner SSSI, Nottinghamshire Saproxylic invertebrate survey, Natural England Field Unit, April-October 2018. Iain Leach, Kate Harte and Paul Baker (Budby South Forest Moth Trapping Results). Tom Shields. Sean Tobin. Pauline Bradford. Graham Beeley. Nick and Samantha Brownley.

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Updated January 2024
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