Geometridae : Ennominae
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Sharp-angled Peacock
Macaria alternata
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Peacock Moth
Macaria notata

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1889 / 70.211
Norfolk status
Open broadleaved woodland habitat. (chalk)

Similar to the Sharp-angled Peacock (Macaria alternata), usually slightly paler with less grey suffusion. Lack of a dark obvious subterminal band, helps separate this species from the similar Sharp-angled Peacock.

Recorded in 46 (67%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/05/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
27/08/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
26/08/2019127TG01 - Lyng/N.Tuddenham
25/08/2019+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
24/08/2019228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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Forewing: 14-16mm
Flight: Two generations
May - July, July - August
Foodplant:   Birch
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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