70.111 .... B&F 1875
Small White Wave Asthena albulata (Hufnagel, 1767)
Status .....An uncommon moth of woodland, seemingly on sites lying on a clay-based soil. It used to be well recorded at Lound Wood near Eakring, and easily netted flying at dusk along woodland rides, but rarely came to MV light.
Photographed at Lound Wood May 2003
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Small White Wave
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth reports 2003-2012). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2015). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2016). Martin Gray. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2017). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2022).

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Updated September 2023
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