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1883 ~ Yellow-barred Brindle ~ Acasis viretata
UK Status

Resident. Local S,C,NW.

Montgomeryshire Status

A fairly common species, found throughout most of the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 25-29mm.

Confusion species

Barred Carpet.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Habitat

Broadleaf woodland, hedgerows, parks and gardens.

Foodplant

The flowers leaves and buds of holly, ivy, wild privet, dogwood, guelder rose and hawthorn.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa. Larva June-July and September-October.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 31st July 2009, Llanfyllin

Photo by MDH, 28th July 2009, Llanfyllin