Geometridae : Ennominae
ABH BF

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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 25 (36%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1932.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/06/2014+28TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
13/06/2014528TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
29/08/2013128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
28/08/2013128TF64 - Hunstanton
28/08/2013127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
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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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