72.001 .... B&F 2469
Herald Scoliopteryx libatrix (Linnaeus, 1758)
Status .....Fairly common in Nottinghamshire, but never very frequently attracted to MV light. Over-winters as an adult in caves, cellars and outbuildings etc.
Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP July 2009   Photographed at Eakring Field Farm September 2003
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Herald
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Richard Rogers. Graham and Anona Finch. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Sean Tobin. Phil Lee. Tim Sexton. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Dave Morton. Mark Dennis (Colwick Park Bird Reports 1993-2001). Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. David Yates. Robert and Jill Carlyle. Phil Cadman. Graham Birkett. NBGRC. Martin Gray. Ian Blackmore-Allen. Andy Adcock.

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Updated August 2021

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