73.201 .... B&F 2236
Pale Pinion Lithophane socia (Clerck, 1759) .... Formerly known as Lithophane hepatica
Status .....One recorded at MV light from Lound Wood in April 2006, was the first-ever record for Nottinghamshire (VC56) A second moth followed in October the same year. Pale Pinion has continued to increase since 2006 and has now been recorded from a number of sites across Nottinghamshire.
Photographed at Gamston Wood October 2013
Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP April 2009
Photographed at Lound Wood October 2006
Photographed at Lound Wood April 11th 2006
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Pale Pinion
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. David Hursthouse. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth reports 2003-2012). Sean Tobin. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2013). Tim Sexton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2014). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2015). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2016). Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Robert and Jill Carlyle. Martin Gray. Meg Skinner. Colin Watkin. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2017). NBGRC. Steven Chick. Phil Cadman.

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Updated January 2021

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