71.011 .... B&F 2015
Lunar Marbled Brown Drymonia ruficornis (Hufnagel, 1766)
Status .....Lunar Marbled Brown was once classed a Grade 3 species in Nottinghamshire, but it has become much more common in recent years. At Sherwood Forest, it often comes to MV light in large numbers.
Photographed at Clipstone Old Quarter April 2011
Photographed at Lound Wood April 2003
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Lunar Marbled Brown
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Graham and Anona Finch. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth reports 2003-2012). Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. David Hursthouse. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2013). Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2014). Robert and Jill Carlyle. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2015). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2016). Sean Tobin. Martin Gray. NBGRC. Steven Chick. Iain Leach, Kate Harte and Paul Baker (Budby South Forest Moth Trapping Results). Sean Tobin. Colin Watkin. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2018). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2019). Graham Birkett.

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Updated December 2022

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