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Rannoch Looper
Macaria brunneata (Thunberg, 1784)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1896 / 70.217
Photo © Richard Ellis,  Chorleywood 2009

Similar Upper Thames Species
Dingy Shell
Euchoeca nebulata
Foodplant:   Bilberry
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Nationally Scarce
Former Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3

An immigrant in the region, usually very rare but influxes occasionally occur from continental Europe.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 8 (10%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1960.
Last Recorded in 2011.
(Data up to end 2022)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
08/06/2011122SU97 - Slough (S), Windsor
05/06/2011124SU98 - Slough (N), Burnham Beeches
2011+22SU86 - Wokingham / Bracknell
27/06/2009122SU88 - Marlow, Maidenhead
01/06/2009122SU97 - Slough (S), Windsor
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