Geometridae : Sterrhinae

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Similar Norfolk Species
False Mocha
Cyclophora porata
Clay Triple-lines
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Blair's Mocha
Cyclophora puppillaria

(Hübner, 1799) 70.033/1678
Norfolk status
Scarce Immigrant.

First recorded in Britain on the Isle of Wight by Dr K.G. Blair in 1946.
Most migrants recorded in southern England with 25 records from 1969 and over 100 in 2006.

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1985.
Last Recorded in 1990.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/08/1990128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
10/10/1985127TG20 - Norwich
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Forewing: 12-15mm.
Season: Arrive Aug-Oct.
Foodplant:   Evergreen Oak, Strawberry-tree, Rock roses
Nat Status: Scarce Immigrant
 Immature Adult
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