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70.2 ~ 1883 ~ Yellow-barred Brindle ~ Acasis viretata
UK Status

Resident. Local S,C,NW.

Montgomeryshire Status

This species isn't very common and is only ever found in low numbers, but it has been recorded from much of the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 25-29mm.

Confusion species

Barred Carpet.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Broadleaf woodland, hedgerows, parks and gardens.


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.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 31st July 2009, Llanfyllin

Photo by MDH, 28th July 2009, Llanfyllin