72.078 .... B&F 2452
Red Underwing Catocala nupta (Linnaeus, 1767)
Status .....Widespread but not entirely common in many part of Nottinghamshire. Most of our own records have come from finding this moth during the day, when at rest on the walls of buildings. We have several such records from the old walls of Worksop Priory. There are a good number of records from the Idle Valley NR, in the north of the county.
Photographed at Sherwood Forest September 2008
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Red Underwing
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. Sean Tobin. Tim Sexton. Mark Dennis (Colwick Park Bird Reports 1993-2001). Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Martin Gray. Dave Morton. Andy Ashley. Tom Shields. Jason and Lily Reece. Andy Adcock. Graham Birkett. Brian Wetton.

You can contribute your own records to help us gain an accurate status of this species in Nottinghamshire. Send an Excel spreadsheet of your records via the 'contact us' link at the top of the homepage.

Updated December 2022

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