50.001 .... B&F 0162
Goat Moth Cossus cossus (Linnaeus, 1758)  
Status .....An extremely rare moth in Nottinghamshire, only being rediscovered in the county as recently as 2013. There have been several records since, all coming from the very north of the county, with the latest being the one illustrated below, which was trapped by Lound Moth Group members Ian Hunt and Melanie Newman on June 5th 2019.
Photographed at the Idle Valley NR, June 2019
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Goat Moth  
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2013).  Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2015). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2017). Lound Moth Group.

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Updated June 2019

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