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Peacock Moth
Macaria notata
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Sharp-angled Peacock
Macaria alternata

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 1890 / 70.212

Norfolk status
Scrub heathland , open broadleaved and coniferous woodland, fens, and coastal sand-dunes.

Similar to the Peacock Moth (Macaria notata). Sharp-angled Peacock has darker grey-brown forewing ground colour and a more obvious subterminal band which is also visible on the underside of the hindwing.

Recorded in 43 (58%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1932.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
01/07/2024127TG32Neatishead / Barton Broad
18/06/2024228TF63Heacham
11/06/2024128TF74Titchwell
06/06/2024327TM49Thurlton
14/05/2024228TF74Titchwell
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Forewing: 13-15mm
Flight: Two generations
May - July, August
Foodplant:   sallows, willows, Sea Buckthorn, Alder
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult   [Show Flight Times]

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