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Barred Yellow
Cidaria fulvata

(Forster, 1771) 1765 / 70.085

Davey, P., 2009: A local species in Britain, the larva feeding on wild rose (Rosa canina). In Dorset, the moth is common in scrub and hedgerow habitat wherever wild rose is to be found; it occurs at roughly the same density as the Shoulder-stripe1746. In the warm summer of 1995, several second brood moths were recorded at light traps: Gillingham, seven between 25 August 1995 and 30 September 1995 (G Hopkins), Lilliput, on 14 October 1995 (A Bromby). A further late individual: Swanage, on 1... Read More

Recorded in 37 (93%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 12-14mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Dog-rose other wild roses
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
12/07/201919ST61 Sherborne
10/07/201919SY39 Lyme Regis
10/07/2019+9SY88 Wool / Lulworth
09/07/201919SY78 Broadmayne
07/07/201919SY68 Weymouth / Martinstown

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