73.222 .... B&F 2314
Dingy Shears Apterogenum ypsillon ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) .... Formerly known as Parastichtis ypsillon
Status .....A Grade 3 species in Nottinghamshire, which is quite widespread across the county. The adults photographed were very kindly given to us by David Yates (Southwell moth) and members of the Lound Moth Group (Idle Valley moth).
Photographed at Southwell June 2011
Photographed at the Idle Valley NR July 2014
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Dingy Shears
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Lound Moth Group. Richard Rogers. David Yates. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth reports 2003-2012). Phil Lee. Graham and Anona Finch. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2013). Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Tim Sexton. Mark Dennis (Colwick Park Bird Reports 1993-2001). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2014). Dave Morton. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2015). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2016). Graham Birkett. Martin Gray. Steven Chick. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2017). Graham Birkett. Ian Blackmore-Allen. Colin Watkin. Phil Cadman. Netherfield Wildlife Group.

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Updated January 2021

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