Geometridae: Larentiinae

1765 (ABH70.085) Barred Yellow Cidaria fulvata, (Forster, 1771)

KR08350

Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Hemingford Grey
Hemingford Grey
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Whitley, Bay
Whitley, Bay
 Photo © Ian Fisher


General Information

Pupates in leaf litter.

Overwinters as Overwinters as an egg.
Both sexes come to light.

Forewing length: 12-14mm.
Foodplant(s): Dog-rose (Rosa canina), Wild Rose (Rosa acicularis)
Flying: One generation, June-early August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Woodland, chalk downland, heathland, scrub and fens.

Regional Information

Recorded in 101 (37.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 01 June to 22 August



Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Smooth
Colours:
Green, yellow, white
No. of Proleg Pairs:
2