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1893 ~ Tawny-barred Angle ~ Macaria liturata
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A common species, found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 28-34mm.

Confusion species

Dusky Peacock.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

Mainly conifer plantations.

Foodplant

Mainly Norway spruce and Scots pine, but also found on other species of conifer.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa in the pine needles. Larva late June-early August and September-early October.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 28th June 2008, Llanfyllin

Photo by MDH, 28th June 2008, Llanfyllin
pic shows form nigrofulvata

Photo by DB, 21st July 2011, Middletown

Photo by MW, 29th Aug 2011, Cors Dyfi
pic shows form nigrofulvata