63.112 .... B&F 1325
Platytes alpinella (Hübner, 1813)
Status .....Attracted to a light trap operated by members of the Lound Moth Group in August 2015, this has been confirmed as being the first record for Nottinghamshire. Mainly a coastal species of south-eastern parts of the UK, Platytes alpinella does occasionally turn up inland and has been recorded just outside Nottinghamshire, in both Lincolnshire and South Yorkshire.
Photographed at the Idle Valley NR August 2015
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Platytes alpinella
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Lound Moth Group. Martin Gray. Sean Tobin.

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Updated January 2019

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