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Peacock Moth
Macaria notata
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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 35 (51%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1932.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/06/2019128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
02/06/2019327TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
29/08/2018128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
28/08/2018128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
24/08/2018228TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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Forewing: 13-15mm
Season: Two generations
May - July, August
Foodplant:   sallows, willows, Sea Buckthorn, Alder
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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