74.007 .... B&F 2421
Scarce Silver-lines Bena bicolorana (Linnaeus, 1758)
Status .....First recorded at Eakring in 2004 and generally recorded in small numbers at Sherwood Forest NNR. Recorded from the Idle Valley NR for the first time in 2014. Most Nottinghamshire records are from the south-west of the county.
Photographed at Clipstone Old Quarter July 2010
Photographed at Lound Wood June 2004
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Scarce Silver-lines
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Graham and Anona Finch. Phil Cadman. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth reports 2003-2012). Lound Moth Group. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2013). Mark Dennis (Colwick Park Bird Reports 1993-2001). Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2014). Charles Cannon. Caron Stubbs (Ransom Wood Moth Trapping Results 2010-2013). Andy Ashley. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2015). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2016). Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Dave Morton. Sean Tobin. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2017). Martin Gray.

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Updated January 2021

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