73.157 .... B&F 2333
Large Nutmeg Apamea anceps ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Status .....Uncommon in Nottinghamshire and largely restricted to sites lying along the Trent Valley, the east of the county where it borders Lincolnshire, with scattered records from suburban areas of Nottingham. The moth in the lower photograph was trapped at Misterton by Phil Lee and currently represents the most northerly Nottinghamshire record. Out thanks go to Phil for kindly allowing us to use his photograph.
Photographed at Red Hill, June 16th 2023 ..  
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Large Nutmeg
        Photographed at Misterton by Phil Lee, May 27th 2018
        The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth reports 2003-2008). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth reports 2013-2016). NBGRC. Phil Lee. Martin Gray. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2017). Colin Watkin. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2021). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2022).

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Updated September 2023

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