12.036 .... B&F 0227
Skin Moth Monopis laevigella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Status .....Common at MV light and one of two visually identical species, this moth is certainly the more widespread of the two. Most Nottinghamshire records are from the north of the county
Photographed at Lound Wood August 2010   Photographed near Eakring April 2003
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Monopis laevigella
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Lound Moth Group. David Hursthouse. Phil Lee. Phil Cadman. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Martin Gray. Sean Tobin.

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Updated January 2024

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