Appendix B: (Geometridae / Larentiinae)
B060 [B&F: 1717] Purple-barred Yellow (Lythria purpuraria) (Linnaeus, 1758)

 

Occurrence in the British Isles unconfirmed, this central European species is included on the British list on the basis of a number of unconfirmed 19th Century records. Wingspan 20-24 mm. An unmistakable day-flying moth. Larva feeds on Common Sorrel and Sheep's Sorrel, no evidence of breeding in the UK.

Flightime guide
StageJFM AMJ JAS OND
Adult
Larval

Distribution Map

Historical distribution at tetrad resolution
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Record Density

As above but the larger the symbol, the greater the number of records
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