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Dusky Peacock
Macaria signaria

(Hübner, 1809) 1891 / 70.213

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.
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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#VC10kGeneral Area
04/06/2018127TG21Norwich (Thorpe End)
07/07/1991127TG30Strumpsham Fen / Surlingham Marsh
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Forewing: 13-14mm
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Coniferous trees
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Not Assessed / Immigrant
Former Status: Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult

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