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  Waved Carpet Hydrelia sylvata  

B&F: 1877

ABH: 70.113

Status: Former resident.

Distribution and Abundance: Very local.

Primary Habitat: Woodland.

Flight Period: Recorded in July.

Localities and Last Records: 1882 Northampton area, 1904 Weedon and 1945 Gretton. Last record 1955 Salcey Forest (P. Gent).

Observations: No locality is quoted for the 1882 record, which is taken from a systematic classification of the lepidoptera that have occurred in the vicinity of Northampton. J. Northampt. nat. Hist. Soc. p.334 by Hull, W. & Tomalin, H. F., 1882-84. The 1945 moth was taken on 11 July by Eustace Wallis and is the only fully dated record.

L.O.N.: 1904. Weedon.

First Record: 1882, Hull & Tomalin.