63.064 .... B&F 1334
Scoparia ambigualis (Treitschke, 1829)
Status .....Common and often abundant at many sites. Roosting moths are habitually disturbed during the day, from the trunks of Birches almost anywhere in the Sherwood Forest area.
Photographed at Sherwood Forest June 2009   Photographed at Sherwood Forest June 2009
Photographed at Lound Wood June 2003   Photographed at Red Hill, July 2003
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Scoparia ambigualis
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. David Hursthouse. Phil Lee. Sean Tobin. Lound Moth Group. Mark Dennis (Colwick Park Bird Reports 1993-2001). Tim Sexton. Phil Cadman. Wil Heeney. Pauline Bradford. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Phil Cadman. Martin Gray. Mike Hyatt. Melanie Newman and Mike Hyatt. NBGRC. Steven Chick. Ian Blackmore-Allen. Charles Cannon. Caron Stubbs (Ransom Wood Moth Trapping Results 2010-2013). Iain Leach, Kate Harte and Paul Baker (Budby South Forest Moth Trapping Results). David Shaw. Ian Ellis. Graham Beeley. J.T. Radford.

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Updated January 2024
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