Geometridae : Ennominae
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Sharp-angled Peacock
Macaria alternata
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Peacock Moth
Macaria notata

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1889 / 70.211

Norfolk status
Open broadleaved woodland habitat. (chalk)

Similar to the Sharp-angled Peacock (Macaria alternata), usually slightly paler with less grey suffusion. Lack of a dark obvious subterminal band, helps separate this species from Sharp-angled Peacock.

Recorded in 53 (72%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
15/07/2024128TF62King's Lynn
22/06/2024+28TF62Sandringham
19/06/2024128TF62Sandringham
07/06/2024128TF62Sandringham
01/06/2024+27TG11Horsford
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Forewing: 14-16mm
Flight: Two generations
May - July, July - August
Foodplant:   Birch
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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