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Birch Mocha
Cyclophora albipunctata (Hufnagel, 1767)
Geometridae: Sterrhinae
1677 / 70.032
Photo © Jim Swalwell,  30/07/2016 - Thompson

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False Mocha
Cyclophora porata
Forewing: 12-14mm.
Flight: Two Generations. May-Jun. Jul-Aug.
Foodplant:   Downy Birch, Silver Birch.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Most widespread and frequent of the mochas.
Mainly heathland areas with birch, woodland and scrub.

Recorded in 33 (48%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/08/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
27/08/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
24/08/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
12/08/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
24/07/2019228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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