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 online 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 being 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 of interest & sites of interest. Also 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



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

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