62.024 .... B&F 1445
Rhodophaea formosa (Haworth, 1811) 
Currently known from two Nottinghamshire sites. There have been at least six records from Martin Gray's garden at Broadholme, which lies directly on the Nottinghamshire border with neighbouring Lincolnshire and from the NWT's Skylarks reserve at Home Pierrepont in 2020. The one photographed below, was recorded and photographed at Rutland Water by Tim Sexton, but those who run moth traps in the south of the county, should be alert to the possibility of this moth turning up elsewhere in VC56.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Rhodophaea formosa 
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Martin Gray. Tom Shields. Mike Hill.

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Updated August 2021

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