Moth Groups

Name of moth group Leicestershire Moth Group
Number of members Approx 75
When was the group founded?

c1995 – it evolved as an informal off-shoot of the Leicestershire Entomological Society (which was founded in 1988)

Website address


Contact details for enquiries Adrian Russell
Is there a cost to join the group? No
How is information fed back to members? Use of on-line forum, annual meeting and field meetings
Is there an active field events programme and are non-members welcome to attend these events? Field meetings are best described as occasional, but non-members are welcome so long as there are no site constraints.
A brief summary of the work of the group.

To encourage & support local moth recording and targeted recording of species and sites of interest. Moth-traps can be loaned to beginners free of charge and assistance is given with identification.

County Moth Recorders

All moths
Adrian Russell, 15 St Swithins Road, Leicester, LE5 2GE

Tel: 0116 2415101


Butterfly Conservation East Midlands (Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Rutland and South Derbyshire)
Bill Bacon
Tel: 01949 838 585

Web: www.eastmidlands-butterflies.org.uk/


County Recorder – Ian Merrill
125 Church Lane, Whitwick, Coalville, Leicesterhire, LE67 5DP
Tel: 01530 815886

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