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Macaria liturata, the tawny-barred angle, is a moth of the family Geometridae. It is found throughout Europe.The wingspan is 22–27 mm.The length of the forewings is 11–13 mm. The wings have a purple-grey ground colour. There are three dark crossbars on the forewings, which are thickened at the front edge and often dissolve into points. A wide reddish yellow transverse band is visible behind the outer cross line, beginning with a brownish red stain on the front edge and continuing on to the hind wings.The forewings are slightly indented below the apex, the hind wings show a short tip in the middle. The species inhabited prefers coniferous and mixed forests. The pictured moth was spotted near Plastira lake, Thessaly region, Greece.
Spotted on Aug 22, 2017
Submitted on Aug 25, 2017