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Dusky Peacock
Macaria signaria (Hübner, 1809)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1891 / 70.213
Photo © Steve Hatch

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Tawny-barred Angle
Macaria liturata
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Macaria notata
Forewing: 13-14mm
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Coniferous trees
Nat Status: Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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)

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1991.
Last Recorded in 2018.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
04/06/2018127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
07/07/1991127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
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