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Sharp-angled Peacock
Macaria alternata
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Peacock Moth
Macaria notata

(Linnaeus, 1758) 70.211

Widespread across the south of the region but local further north. Probably increasing. Found in open woodland and heathland.

Recorded in 46 (59%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1954.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Birch
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
18/08/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU77
14/08/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU86
14/08/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireTQ09
14/08/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSU98
11/08/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSU98

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