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2264 ~ Yellow-Line Quaker ~ Agrochola macilenta
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A common species, found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 32-36mm.

Confusion species

Brick, Red-line Quaker.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Habitat

Broadleaf woodland, heathland, scrub, moorland, hedgerows and gardens.

Foodplant

Oak, poplars, beech, sallows, heather and herbaceous plants.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as an egg which is laid on the twigs of the foodplant. Larva April-June. Pupates in an underground cocoon.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 26th Sept 2009, Llanfyllin