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Macaria wauaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1897 / 70.215
Photo © Malcolm Hillier,  Alder Carr, 7/21

Similar Upper Thames Species: None
Foodplant:   Black Currant, Red Current, Gooseberry
Red List: Endangered (EN)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3

Formerly fairly widespread in the region. Now very rare and last seen in 2011, in line with a steep national decline. Mainly found in gardens.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 38 (49%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1750.
Last Recorded in 2011.
(Data up to end 2022)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
30/06/2011124SP84 - Npt. Pagnell, Stoke Goldington
28/06/2011124SP84 - Npt. Pagnell, Stoke Goldington
26/06/2011124SP84 - Npt. Pagnell, Stoke Goldington
07/07/2001124SU89 - High Wycombe
30/07/1999+24SU88 - Marlow, Maidenhead
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