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Tawny-barred Angle
Macaria liturata

(Clerck, 1759) 1893 / 70.214

A common resident across the region.

Most common in conifer plantations bu can occur anywhere conifers are planted.

Overwinters as a pupa while adults are readily disturbed during the day and come readily to light.

Recorded in 102 (73%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 14-17mm
Flight: May - June and August - September
Foodplant:   Pines, spruces
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
26/08/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO38
23/08/20224VC39 - StaffordshireSO88
23/08/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
22/08/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
22/08/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSO98

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