Geometridae : Ennominae

Photo © Brian Jones,  07/05/2011 Aldeby, VC 27

Similar Norfolk Species
Peacock Moth
Macaria notata
Sharp-angled Peacock
1890 Macaria alternata
([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 70.212
Norfolk status
Scrub heathland , open broadleaved and coniferous woodland, fens, and coastal sand-dunes.

Similar to the Peacock Moth (Macaria notata). Sharp-angled Peacock has darker grey-brown forewing ground colour and a more obvious subterminal band which is also visible on the underside of the hindwing.

Recorded in 26 (38%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1932.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/09/2014127TG24 - Cromer
12/08/2014127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
06/08/2014127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
30/07/2014127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
29/07/2014227TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
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Forewing: 13-15mm
Season: Two generations
May - July, August
Foodplant:   sallows, willows, Sea Buckthorn, Alder
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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