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Macaria signaria (Hübner, [1809])

Dusky Peacock
70.2130 (B&F: 1891)

»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Geometroidea
    »Family: Geometridae
      »Subfamily: Ennominae
        »Tribe: Macariini

A suspected immigrant and temporary resident species occurring singly to mv light seen sparingly among evergreen woodland in the extreme east of the county. Two flight seasons; late June to late July and again in September. Less than a dozen sightings have been recorded county-wide the most recent being (1996 Beckley; 2005 Beckley; 2007 Beckley and 2008 Broad Oak). Larvae yet to be discovered in the county but they feed on Scots pine and western hemlock abroad. (Pratt 2011)

Macaria signaria (Hübner, 1809)
Plumpton, 15 viii 2020
Photo: Carole Nicholson

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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