73.249 .... B&F 2190
Hebrew Character Orthosia gothica (Linnaeus, 1758)
Status .....Common and found in most parts of the county, although not well recorded from south-eastern areas of Nottinghamshire.
Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP March 2011
Early stages                            
Full-grown larva, photographed at Clipstone Old Quarter June 2022.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Hebrew Character
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Colin Watkin. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. David Hursthouse. Phil Lee. Sean Tobin. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Tim Sexton. David Yates. Dave Morton. Wil Heeney. Meg Skinner. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Robert and Jill Carlyle. Stephen Palmer. Andy Ashley. Graham Birkett. NBGRC. Andy Ashley. Ian Blackmore-Allen. Martin Gray. Steven Chick. Iain Leach, Kate Harte and Paul Baker (Budby South Forest Moth Trapping Results). Tom Shields. Phil Cadman. Jason Reece and Lily Reece. Andy Adcock. David Shaw. Agnes Kiemel.

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Updated January 2024

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