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Macaria wauaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1897 / 70.215
Photo © Dave Curtis,  Langham

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 14-17mm.
Flight: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Black Currant, Red Current, Gooseberry.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Local (Scarce)
Gardens, allotments and other cultivated areas.

Very few records in recent years.

Recorded in 38 (55%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/07/2020128TL88 - Thetford
10/07/2020327TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
30/06/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
30/06/2020128TL88 - Thetford
23/06/2020227TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
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