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70.211 [B&F: 1889] Peacock Moth (Macaria notata) (Linnaeus, 1758)

 

Local in broad-leaved woodland and scrubby heathland throughout much of southern England, north-western England and western Scotland. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight fairly common throughout, and often very common in birch woodland. Wingspan 28-32 mm. The main confusion species is Sharp-angled Peacock M. alternata, which see. Larva feeds on Birch and Sallow, over-wintering as a pupa.

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Phenology - Adult Records

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