The Moths of Suffolk
1765 Barred Yellow, Cidaria fulvata, (Forster, 1771)

National Status : Common

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 1)

Distribution and abundance : Widespread and common

Habitats : Woodland, hedgerows, heathland, scrub and fens

Flight Period : Single-brooded; June to July

Larval foodplants : Dog-rose, Burnet Rose and probably other types of rose

Morley's Final Catalogue : Of by no means the frequent occurrence we know in south England. Very rare about Ipswich, and there only two at Whitton netted in a decade; uncommon at Monks Soham; and found really commonly at Yoxford and Holton alone.

Wingspan details : Forewing 12-14mm, Wingspan 25-30mm

Identification

Confusion species : None


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Eye (17.vi.2000) © Paul Kitchener

Flight chart
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Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Ipswich, Suffolk (vii.2005) © Neil Sherman
Woolpit, Suffolk (24.vi.2006) © Paul Bryant