70.016 .... B&F 1713
Riband Wave Idaea aversata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Status .....Very common throughout Nottinghamshire. A non-banded form known as I. aversata remutata is usually the more common.
Photographed at Market Warsop June 2011
Photographed at Eakring Flash July 2003
Early stages                            
Half-grown larva. Photographed at Clipstone Forest April 2023.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Riband Wave
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Colin Watkin. Graham and Anona Finch. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Phil Lee. David Hursthouse. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Sean Tobin. Wil Heeney. Graham Beeley. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Mark Dennis (Colwick Park Bird Reports 1993-2001). Dave Morton. Andy Ashley. Phil Cadman. Tim Sexton. David Yates. Meg Skinner. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Melanie Newman and Mike Hyatt. NBGRC. Nottingham City Council. Robert and Jill Carlyle. Graham Birkett. Ian Blackmore-Allen. Martin Gray. Steven Chick. Barry Lygo. Graham Beeley. Charles Cannon. Caron Stubbs (Ransom Wood Moth Trapping Results 2010-2013). Iain Leach, Kate Harte and Paul Baker (Budby South Forest Moth Trapping Results). Tom Shields. Ian Ellis. Mike Hill. Andy Adcock. Jason and Lily Reece. Brian Wetton. Agnes Kiemel. J.T. Radford. Nick and Samantha Brownley.

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Updated January 2024
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