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Plum Fruit Moth Grapholita funebrana (Treitschke, 1835) 
Despite the few grid squares on the distribution map provided for this moth, it is certainly a very much under-recorded species in Nottinghamshire. There are some difficulties in identification between this and other species, but it is easily attracted to artificial pheremone lures placed around stands of Blackthorn and in fruit orchards. The use of lures, should ultimately prove this moth is common. The one below was netted around Blackthorn by Phil Cadman and Ian Hunt at the Idle Valley NR in July 2021.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Grapholita funebrana    
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors -  Martin Gray. Lound Moth Group. Phil Cadman. Ian Hunt. 

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 July 2021

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