Main: (Geometridae / Ennominae)
70.213 [B&F: 1891] Dusky Peacock (Macaria signaria) (Hübner, [1809])

 

Notes: Rare immigrant from mainland Europe, appearing in small numbers as a migrant on the southern coast of England. On the Isle of Wight, one was at Ventnor in June 2003. Not recorded from Hampshire to date. Wingspan 30-32 mm. Tawny-barred Angle M. liturata and Peacock Moth M. notata are similar, but the former has a reddish subterminal fascia, and the latter has the termen notched. Larva feeds on Norway Spruce and Scots Pine, no evidence of breeding in the UK.

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