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Tawny-barred Angle
Macaria liturata (Clerck, 1759)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1893 / 70.214
Photo © Ryan Irvine,  03/09/2012 - Hemsby

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Similar Norfolk Species
Dusky Peacock
Macaria signaria
Forewing: 14-17mm.
Flight: 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 (80%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/09/2021127TG14 - Sheringham
11/09/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
11/09/2021128TF91 - Dereham
09/09/2021127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
06/09/2021127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
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