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73.219 ~ 2269 ~ Centre-barred Sallow ~ Atethmia centrago
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A common species, found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 32-36mm.

Confusion species

Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Broadleaf woodland, heathland, parkland, scrub, hedgerows, river banks and gardens.


The unopened buds and flowers of ash.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as eggs laid in batches on the twigs of the foodplant. Larva early spring-early June. Pupates in an underground cocoon.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 24th Aug 2009, Llanfyllin