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70.214 [B&F: 1893] Tawny-barred Angle (Macaria liturata) (Clerck, 1759)

 

Notes: Common in coniferous woodland, plantations and gardens throughout the British Isles. Widespread and common in Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 28-34 mm. Worn specimens could be misidentified as Dusky Peacock M. signaria, an extremely rare immigrant, which see. Larva feeds on various coniferous trees, including Scots Pine and Norway Spruce, over-wintering as a pupa.

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