72.022 .... B&F 2063
Muslin Moth Diaphora mendica (Clerck, 1759)
Status .....First record at Eakring not until 2007 and this remains our only record after trapping for well over ten years. It seems that this once common moth, has undergone a decline in recent years, although there are records from most areas of Nottinghamshire.
Photographed at Lound Wood May 2007
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Muslin Moth
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Colin Watkin. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth reports 2003-2012). Sean Tobin. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Robert and Jill Carlyle. Dave Morton. Graham Birkett. NBGRC. Ian Blackmore-Allen. Martin Gray. Tom Shields.

You can contribute your own records to help us gain an accurate status of this species in Nottinghamshire. Send an Excel spreadsheet of your records via the 'contact us' link at the top of the homepage.

Updated January 2021

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