Geometridae : Ennominae
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Rannoch Looper
Macaria brunneata

(Thunberg, 1784) 1896 / 70.217
=Itame brunneata
Photo © Martyn Hayes,  Luddenden, Halifax 16th June 2023

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Yorkshire Status: Very rare and very local resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Not recorded since Porritt (1904), when a single specimen was taken in Raincliffe Wood, Scarborough (VC62) in 1894. Porritt had seen the specimen.

Current status (CHF, 2011): Last recorded in 1992, a rare immigrant with some recent influxes in the south of England. Likely to turn up again at some point.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (1%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1894.
Last Recorded in 1992.
Additional Stats

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Forewing: 11-13mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Bilberry
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Nationally Scarce
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/06/1992164SE25 - Beckwithshaw / Killinghall
1894162SE98 - Wykeham
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