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1889 Peacock Moth, Macaria notata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Status and ecology:

A resident species occurring sparingly or fairly commonly to mv light in woods and on heaths. Widespread and generally distributed in large areas, but very local and irregular in numbers. A double brooded species usually flying from late May to early July and then again more numerously form late July to early September. The larvae feed on (silver) birch and sallow. (Pratt 2011)

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Rowland Wood, 16 viii 2010 Photo: Bob Foreman

Macaria notata (Linnaeus, 1758)

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