Geometridae : Ennominae

Photo © Ryan Irvine,  03/09/2012 - Hemsby

Similar Norfolk Species
Dusky Peacock
Macaria signaria
Tawny-barred Angle
Macaria liturata

(Clerck, 1759) 70.214/1893
Norfolk status
Conifer plantations.
A fairly distinctive species with two main forms. Might possibly be confused with Macaria signaria (Dusky Peacock) but an obvious orange-buff subterminal band is present even in the melanic form (f. nigrofulvata)

Recorded in 54 (78%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/08/2015128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
28/08/2015127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
22/08/2015127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
21/08/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
21/08/2015128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Forewing: 14-17mm.
Season: Two Generations
May - June, August - Sept
Foodplant:   Scots Pine, Norway Spruce, Corsican Pine, Sitka Spruce
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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