70.062 .... B&F 1739
Wood Carpet Epirrhoe rivata (Müller, 1764)
Status .....Not a common moth in Nottinghamshire and certainly one confined by recent records to the north of the county. There is a 1986 record from Sherwood Forest CP, but it seems never to have been established there and is more likely to be found in the northern stretch of the Trent Valley and in the Carrs around Misson and Misterton. Our thanks go to Phil Lee for kindly supplying and giving permission to use his photographs.
Photographed at Misterton June 2018
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Wood Carpet
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2015). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2016). Phil Lee. Martin Gray. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2018). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2019). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2022).

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Updated September 2023

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