70.253 .... B&F 1932
Spring Usher Agriopis leucophaearia ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Status .....First recorded at Eakring in 2005, when found to be surprisingly absent in previous years. Common at Sherwood Forest NNR, where it can appear at MV light in good numbers. Spring Usher seems surprisingly scarce in Nottinghamshire, but this may be due to flying in January and February of most years.
Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP January 2015   Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP February 2011
Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP February 2011   Photographed at Lound Wood January 2007
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Spring Usher
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Sean Tobin. Graham Birkett. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Martin Gray.

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Updated January 2024
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