73.119 .... B&F 2368
Crescent Helotropha leucostigma (Hübner, 1808) .... Formerly known as Celaena leucostigma
Status ..... Generally confined to sites along the length of the Trent Valley, the Crescent is Grade 3 listed in Nottinghamshire. The moth illustrated, was trapped by members of the Lound Moth Group and represents a particularly dark individual.
Photographed at the Idle Valley NR July 2014
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Crescent
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Phil Lee. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth reports 2003-2012). Lound Moth Group. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2014). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2015). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2016). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2017). Martin Gray.

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Updated January 2019

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