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70.085 ~ 1765 ~ Barred Yellow ~ Cidaria fulvata
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

Not a common species, but is found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 25-30mm.

Confusion species

Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Open broadleaved woodland, scrub, hedgerows and gardens.


Dog-rose and burnet rose.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as an egg on the foodplant. Larva May-June. Pupates in a frail cocoon in the plant debris on the ground.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 14th July 2008, Llanfyllin