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False Mocha
Cyclophora porata (Linnaeus, 1767)
Geometridae: Sterrhinae
1679 / 70.035
Photo © Sharon Hearle,  Cranwich 29/07/11

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Forewing: 12-14mm.
Flight: Two Generations. May-Jun. Jul-Aug.
Foodplant:   Pedunculate Oak. Sessile Oak.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Mostly recorded in the Brecks. Oak woodland.

New UK BAP priority species.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 13 (19%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2015.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/05/2015128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
29/07/2011128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
06/06/2010128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
26/05/1999127TG03 - Holt/Swanton Novers
August 1998127TG00 - Runhall/Barnham Broom
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