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Macaria liturata (Clerck, 1759)

Tawny-barred Angle
70.2140 (B&F: 1893)


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

A resident species normally occurring sparingly or fairly commonly to mv light; occasionally common on heaths and evergreen plantations. A double brooded species with overlapping flight times, usually mid May to late August though this may be seasonally adjusted, and with the second brood more numerous than the first. Larva feed on Scots pine. (Pratt 2011)

Macaria liturata (Clerck, 1759)
Etchingham, 29 v 2018
Photo: Caroline Moore
Macaria liturata (Clerck, 1759)
Nr. Battle, 15 vii 2018
Photo: Mark Donnellan
Macaria liturata (Clerck, 1759)
Warnham LNR, 18 vi 2005
Photo: Sam Bayley
Macaria liturata (Clerck, 1759)
Lindfield, 6 vii 2009
Photo: Bob Foreman

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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