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Tawny-barred Angle
Macaria liturata

(Clerck, 1759) 1893 / 70.214
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Yorkshire Status: Uncommon and fairly widespread resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widely distributed in pine plantations. The melanic form, f. nigrofulvata (Collins), is often found.

2012 (CHF): Still fairly widespread in areas with conifers and sometimes coming to gardens.

Recorded in 139 (70%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1883.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

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Forewing: 14-17mm
Flight: May - June and August - September
Foodplant:   Pines, spruces
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/08/2022262SE88 - Pickering (E)
27/08/2022163SE51 - Askern
26/08/2022161TA03 - Beverley (S) / Cottingham
24/08/2022162SE56 - Easingwold (S)
23/08/2022262SE88 - Pickering (E)
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