73.034 .... B&F 2277
Scarce Merveille du Jour Moma alpium (Osbeck, 1778)  
Status .....Historically unknown from Nottinghamshire, which seems surprising considering there is plenty of suitable Oak woodland. This beautiful moth has declined nationally, and is now confined to just a few counties in the very south of the UK.
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Captive reared adult, photographed July 2019
   
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Captive reared larva, photographed June 2019
     
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Scarce Merveille du Jour 
 
 
 
 
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Updated July 2019

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