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Jersey Mocha
Cyclophora ruficiliaria (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)
Geometridae: Sterrhinae
1678a / 70.034
Photo © Mick ACourt,  30/07/2018 - Ridlington

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Forewing: 12-16mm
Flight: Two Gens. April - June, July - September
Foodplant:   Oak
Nat Status: Rare Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Rare immigrant and resident on Channel Islands.

Local in woodland on Jersey, where present since at least 1917, but not recorded on the British mainland until 19 July 2003, when a female was trapped at Portland, Dorset.

Recorded in Norfolk in 2018 at Ridlington (M. A'Court, 30/07/18)

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2018.
Last Recorded in 2018.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/07/2018127TG33 - Bacton
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