Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Yellow-barred Brindle
Acasis viretata

(Hübner, 1799) 1883 / 70.200

A fairly common species across the region.

A species of broadleaved woodland, parkland and gardens.

Overwinters as a pupa while adults fly from dusk and come to light.

Note The green colour of a freshly-emerged adult fades to yellowish-brown quite quickly.

Recorded in 93 (66%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 10-14mm.
Flight: May - June and July - September
Foodplant:   Holly, Ivy, Privet, Dogwood and Hawthorn
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
02/09/20192VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
30/08/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ90
30/08/20191VC40 - ShropshireSJ33
28/08/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
26/08/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO74

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