70.205 .... B&F 1884
Magpie Abraxas grossulariata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Status .....Common and abundant at Eakring some years, where it possibly suffers from huge variations in numbers. Generally still common in Nottinghamshire, although it does not seem to be present around the Mansfield and Sherwood Forest areas.
Photographed at Lound Wood July 2010
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Magpie
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Colin Watkin. Graham and Anona Finch. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Phil Lee. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth reports 2003-2012). Wil Heeney. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2013). David Yates. Dave Morton. Andy Ashley. Meg Skinner. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2014). Martin Dale. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2015). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2016). Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014.

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Updated October 2017

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