The Sharp-angled Peacock (Macaria alternata)
is a moth
of the family Geometridae
. It is found throughout Europe
The wingspan is 22-27 mm. The moth closely resembles the Peacock Moth Macaria notata but is recognisable by the wider band and the grey base colour. The moth flies from May to June .
The larva feed on sallow, alder, blackthorn and sea-buckthorn.
- The flight season refers to the British Isles. This may vary in other parts of the range.