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V-Moth
Macaria wauaria

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1897 / 70.215

Norfolk status
Scarce.
Gardens, allotments and other cultivated areas.

Unmistakable moth with a black V on each forewing.

Very few records in recent years.

Recorded in 38 (51%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
21/06/2024128TL79Cranwich
18/07/2023127TG32Neatishead / Barton Broad
11/07/20235827TM49Aldeby (Stanley Carrs)
05/07/2023128TL79Cranwich
05/07/2023328TL79Cranwich
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Forewing: 14-17mm.
Flight: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Black Currant, Red Current, Gooseberry
Red List: Endangered (EN)
GB Status: Common
BAP Status: Declining (Research only)
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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