70.087 .... B&F 1752
Purple Bar Cosmorhoe ocellata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Status .....Especially common from all Sherwood Forest sites, away from where it appears to be much more restricted in its Nottinghamshire distribution.
Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP May 2009   Photographed at Lound Wood August 2004
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Purple Bar
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Graham and Anona Finch. David Hursthouse. Dave Morton. Andy Ashley. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Martin Gray. NBGRC. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Charles Cannon. Caron Stubbs (Ransom Wood Moth Trapping Results 2010-2013). Iain Leach, Kate Harte and Paul Baker (Budby South Forest Moth Trapping Results).

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Updated January 2021

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