Barred Yellow - Cidaria fulvata
Wingspan 20-25 mm. A smallish, brightly-coloured species its yellow wings banded with reddish brown.
It prefers woodland, chalk down land and scrubland.
The adults fly in June and July.
Larvae feed on the leaves of Dog Rose.
Widely distributed throughout Britain. In a recent survey to determine the status of all macro moths in Britain this species was classified as common.
Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland. L&R Moth Group status = A (common and resident)
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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