|1883 ~ Yellow-barred Brindle ~ Acasis viretata|
Resident. Local S,C,NW.
This species isn't very common and is only ever found in low numbers, but it has been recorded from much of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 25-29mm.
Broadleaf woodland, hedgerows, parks and gardens.
The flowers leaves and buds of holly, ivy, wild privet, dogwood, guelder rose and hawthorn.
Overwinters as a pupa. Larva June-July and September-October.
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Photo by MDH, 31st July 2009, Llanfyllin
Photo by MDH, 28th July 2009, Llanfyllin