Geometridae : Ennominae
ABH BF

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Similar Norfolk Species
Tawny-barred Angle
Macaria liturata
Peacock Moth
Macaria notata
Sharp-angled Peacock
Macaria alternata
 
Dusky Peacock
1891 Macaria signaria
(Hübner, 1809) 70.213
Norfolk status
Rare immigrant.
First recorded in Essex in 1970, with very few migrant records in Britain.

A resident population is now thought to be breeding in Kent.

Single Norfolk record at Strumpshaw Fen in 1991 (A. Whitehouse, 07/07/91)

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1991.
Last Recorded in 1991.

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Determination
Species Comparison - Plate 5 from Conifer Moths of the British Isles by J. Clifton J. Wheeler.
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Forewing: 13-14mm
Season: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Coniferous trees
Nat Status: Immigrant
 Immature Adult
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