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Blair's Mocha
Cyclophora puppillaria (Hübner, 1799)
Geometridae: Sterrhinae
1678 / 70.033
Photo © Keith Naylor

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Forewing: 12-15mm.
Flight: Arrive Aug-Oct.
Foodplant:   Evergreen Oak, Strawberry-tree, Rock roses.
Nat Status: Scarce Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

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

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/08/1990128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
10/10/1985127TG20 - Norwich
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