3.005 .... B&F 0014
Ghost Moth Hepialus humuli (Linnaeus, 1758)
Status .....Common in areas of long grass, with a widespread Nottinghamshire distribution.
Male, photographed near Eakring Flash June 2003   Female, photographed at Red Hill June 2007
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Ghost Moth
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Graham and Anona Finch. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth reports 2003-2012). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2013). Dave Morton. Andy Ashley. Mark Dennis (Colwick Park Bird Reports 1993-2001). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2014). Robert and Jill Carlyle. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Indy Kiemel Greene and Agnes Kiemel. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2015). Ian Blackmore-Allen. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2016). Martin Gray.NBGRC. Meg Skinner. Sean Tobin. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2017). Michael Craven. Tom Shields. Charles Cannon. Caron Stubbs (Ransom Wood Moth Trapping Results 2010-2013). Netherfield Wildlife Group. Colin Watkin.

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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