73.209 .... B&F 2241
Red Sword-grass Xylena vetusta (Hübner, 1813)
Status .....Two post-2000 records from Eakring, but this is a rare moth in the county and currently assigned Grade 2 (possibly Grade 1) status in Nottinghamshire by the county recorder.
Photographed at Hare Hill Wood 2004
Photographed at Lound Wood 2005
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Red Sword-grass
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. Martin Gray.

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Updated January 2019

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