70.114 .... B&F 1876
Small Yellow Wave Hydrelia flammeolaria (Hufnagel, 1767)
Status .....Apparently common and widespread in the UK. Most Nottinghamshire records of this delightful moth are from the southern-half of the county. We finally trapped Small Yellow Wave in June 2014, after over a decade of moth trapping and have only trapped it once since.
Photographed at Market Warsop June 2017
Photographed at Clipstone Old Quarter June 2014
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Small Yellow Wave
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. David Hursthouse. Graham and Anona Finch. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth reports 2003-2012). Sean Tobin. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2013). Dave Morton. Andy Ashley. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2014). Robert and Jill Carlyle. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2015). Lound Moth Group. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2016). Colin Watkin. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2017). NBGRC. Steven Chick. Martin Gray. 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.

You can contribute your own records to help us gain an accurate status of this species in Nottinghamshire. Send an Excel spreadsheet of your records via the 'contact us' link at the top of the homepage.

Updated January 2021

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