Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Yellow-barred Brindle
Acasis viretata

(Hübner, 1799) 1883 / 70.200

Morley's Final Catalogue: Mildenhall (Btn), Barton (Wrt) and among ivy at Tostock (Norgate), only in the west. Fairly frequent in the east at Copdock, Martlesham, Waldringfield, Shurbland Park, Needham, Finburgh, Leiston, Gorleston.

Recent Suffolk Status: Common.

Life history: Double-brooded.

Identification: Fairly readily identified, but note the green colour rapidly fades to yellowish.

Habitat: Woodland, hedgerows, gardens and parkland.

Recorded in 45 (78%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/09/2023125TM59 - Lowestoft
16/09/2023125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
14/09/2023125TM59 - Lowestoft
11/09/2023125TM59 - Lowestoft
11/09/2023125TG50 - Gorleston
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Forewing: 10-14mm.
Flight: Two generations May-June. July-Sept.
Foodplant:   Holly, Ivy, Privet, Dogwood and Hawthorn
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ - Suffolk 2024. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2024. Data © NOLA™ - Suffolk 2024
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