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|Riband Wave Idaea aversata|
Distribution and Abundance: Very common.
Primary Habitat: General occurrence.
Flight Period: Single brooded in July and August.
species is often very common at light, especially in
gardens. The banded typical form seems to be less common
than the plain form, ab. remutata, in
Northamptonshire. Records of plain and banded moths taken
at light in 2002 from four sites produces the following
L.O.N.: 1907. Many localities. Very common.
First Record: 1882, Hull & Tomalin.