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Tawny-barred Angle
Macaria liturata
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Macaria notata
Sharp-angled Peacock
Macaria alternata
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Dusky Peacock
Macaria signaria

(Hübner, 1809) 70.213/1891
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.

Two Norfolk records, Strumpshaw Fen in 1991 (A. Whitehouse, 07/07/91) and Norwich in 2018 (I. Robinson, 04/06/18)

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1991.
Last Recorded in 2018.
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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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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
04/06/2018127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
07/07/1991127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
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Forewing: 13-14mm
Season: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Coniferous trees
Nat Status: Immigrant
 Immature Adult
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