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Species Account for Macaria alternata

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Macaria alternata  ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 70.212 Evidence needed
Sharp-angled Peacock
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Geometridae

Sharp Angled Peacock 2 Copyright: Stephen Rolls

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Taxonomic group: larger moths (Lepidoptera: macromoths) - County data

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Verification Grade: Adult:
Adult: Good quality photographs or possibly a specimen will be required

Records: 422
First Record: 1961
Latest Record: 2024

1992-on hectads: 26
Pre-1992 hectads: 11
Total hectads: 27

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Sharp Angled Peacock 2
Sharp Angled Peacock 2
Sharp-angled Peacock
Sharp-angled Peacock

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 76 records with habitat information)

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 422 records with habitat detail and method information)

Recorded substrate and hydrology for locations with Macaria alternata

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