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|Yellow-barred Brindle Acasis viretata|
Distribution and Abundance: Fairly common.
Primary Habitat: Woodland.
Flight Period: Double brooded from May to August.
Observations: My own field records show that I have seen the moth in nine out of the last ten years, but always in very small numbers. Records from the Fineshade Rothamsted light trap from 1993 to 2000 confirm this trait, with the moth being recorded as a singleton in each of the four years that it was seen, i.e. 29 May 1995, 11 August 1996, 2 August 1999 and 7 August 2000.
L.O.N.: Undated. Weedon district.
First Record: 1902, Victoria County History.