32.003 .... B&F 668
Luquetia lobella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Status .....Presumed to be an uncommon or rare moth in Nottinghamshire. The only recent records we know of, are moths attracted to MV light traps operated in Phil Lee's Misterton garden on June 6th 2013 and more recently from our own Market Warsop garden on June 3rd 2018 and at Lound Wood on June 22nd 2023. Our thanks go to Phil for once again, very kindly providing us with his photograph below.
Photographed at Market Warsop June 2018
Photographed at Lound Wood June 2023.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Luquetia lobella
              Photographed by Phil Lee at Misterton 2013
              The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Phil Lee. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Martin Gray. Dave Budworth (Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Entomological Society 2019 Journal Number 169 Micro-Moth Report 1998-2019 – new species).

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Updated January 2024

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