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.