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1897 V-Moth, Macaria wauaria (Linnaeus, 1758)

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A resident species in serious danger of extinction in this county. Usually occurs singly to mv light but it is occasionally seen sparingly in gardens and allotments. Very local and distinctly episodic in appearance. Single brooded, flying mainly from late June to the third week of August. The larvae feed on the leaves of gooseberry and currant. (Pratt 2011)

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