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Tawny-barred Angle
Macaria liturata (Clerck, 1759)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1893 / 70.214
Photo © Brian Jones,  22/5/2010 Fritton Norfolk

Similar Norfolk Species
Dusky Peacock
Macaria signaria
Forewing: 14-17mm.
Season: Two Generations
May - June, August - Sept
Foodplant:   Scots Pine, Norway Spruce, Corsican Pine, Sitka Spruce
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Conifer plantations.
A fairly distinctive species with two main forms. Might possibly be confused with Macaria signaria (Dusky Peacock) but an obvious orange-buff subterminal band is present even in the melanic form (f. nigrofulvata)

Recorded in 59 (86%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/09/2019128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
06/09/2019128TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
30/08/2019128TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
30/08/2019127TG20 - Norwich
26/08/2019127TG01 - Lyng/N.Tuddenham
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