70.257 .... B&F 1936
Waved Umber Menophra abruptaria (Thunberg, 1792)
Status .....Common in many Nottinghamshire woodlands, but does occur in urban areas. There are apparently very few records east of the Trent Valley and most county records we have access to, are from the northern-half of the county.
Photographed at Lound Wood April 2011
Menophra abruptaria ab. fuscata, photographed at Market Warsop May 2018
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Waved Umber
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Graham and Anona Finch. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. David Hursthouse. Phil Lee. Sean Tobin. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Tim Sexton. Dave Morton. Andy Ashley. Robert and Jill Carlyle. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Wil Heeney. Martin Gray. NBGRC. Steven Chick. Meg Skinner. Phil Cadman. Graham Birkett. 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. Colin Watkin. Jason Reece and Lily Reece. Andy Adcock. David Shaw.

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Updated January 2024
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