73.359 .... B&F 2126
Setaceous Hebrew Character Xestia c-nigrum (Linnaeus, 1758)
Status .....Very common to MV light across most of Nottinghamshire.
Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP August 2010
Early stages                            
Full grown larva, found under Clover Trifolium repens. Photographed near Edwinstowe July 2021.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Setaceous Hebrew Character
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Richard Rogers. Colin Watkin. Graham and Anona Finch. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. David Hursthouse. Phil Lee. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Phil Cadman. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Sean Tobin. Tim Sexton. Mark Dennis (Colwick Park Bird Reports 1993-2001). Nottingham City Council. Dave Morton. Andy Ashley. David Yates. Robert and Jill Carlyle. Dave Morton. Ian Hunt. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Graham Birkett. NBGRC. Martin Gray. Indy Kiemel and Agnes Kiemel. Meg Skinner. 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). Tom Shields. Ian Ellis. Jason Reece and Lily Reece. Andy Adcock. Tom Shields. David Shaw. Graham Beeley. Brian Wetton. J.T. Radford. Nick and Samantha Brownley.

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Updated January 2024
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