Macaria notata - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
drawing of a moth

GEOMETRIDAE

Ennominae

Las Descargues, 25 April 2009
Macaria notata Adult

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© Robin Howard

Macaria notata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Peacock Moth
La Philobie tachetée

Wingspan: 28-32mm

Imago: bivoltine - May and June and again from August to early October. A resident species attracted to light in small numbers it has been recorded from all broadleaved woodland sites.

Larvae: birch feeders, overwintering as pupae.

 

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