Geometridae : Ennominae
ABH BF

Photo © Damian Money,  Upton 12th August 2012

Similar Norfolk Species
Peacock Moth
Macaria notata
 
Sharp-angled Peacock
Macaria alternata

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 70.212/1890
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 29 (42%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1932.
Last Recorded in 2016.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/08/2016127TG01 - Lyng/N.Tuddenham
26/08/2016128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
25/08/2016128TM09 - Attleborough
23/08/2016127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
21/08/2016127TM49 - 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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