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Tawny-barred Angle
Macaria liturata (Clerck, 1759)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1893 / 70.214
Photo © Ray Roche,  14/08/2014 - Ingoldisthorpe

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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 (86%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/09/2020+28TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
21/08/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
20/08/2020+28TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
20/08/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
20/08/2020+28TL98 - Brettenham/Harling
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