73.336 .... B&F 2139
Red Chestnut Cerastis rubricosa ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Status .....Is presumed to be fairly common at several north Nottinghamshire sites. Flying early in the year, may mean that this moth is perhaps under recorded from more southerly locations.
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Photographed at Eakring Meadows April 2003
 
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Photographed at Bevercotes Pit Wood April 2014
 
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Grey form of Red Chestnut, photographed at Bevercotes Pit Wood April 2014
 
 
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Red Chestnut
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Lound Moth Group. David Hursthouse. Sean Tobin. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Robert and Jill Carlyle. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014.

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Updated October 2017

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