63.038 .... B&F 1405
Mother of Pearl Patania ruralis (Scopoli, 1763)   Formerly known as Pleuroptya ruralis
Status .....Very common throughout Nottinghamshire.
Photographed at Market Warsop July 2019
Photographed at Clipstone Old Quarter September 2013   Photographed at Eaton Wood August 2013
Early stages                            
Full-grown larva. Photographed at Wellow Park June 2022.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Pleuroptya ruralis
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. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Martin Harvey. Sean Tobin. Pauline Bradford. Wil Heeney. Mark Dennis (Colwick Park Bird Reports 1993-2001). Graham Beeley. Phil Cadman. Tim Sexton. Dave Morton. Tim Sexton. Meg Skinner. Darren Matthews. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Graham Birkett. Martin Gray. NBGRC. Mike Hyatt. Melanie Newman. Ian Blackmore-Allen. Charles Cannon. Caron Stubbs (Ransom Wood Moth Trapping Results 2010-2013). Iain Leach, Kate Harte and Paul Baker (Budby South Forest Moth Trapping Results). Tom Shields. Ian Ellis. Jason and Lily Reece. David Shaw. Brian Wetton. J.T. Radford.

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Updated January 2024
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