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Maiden's Blush
Cyclophora punctaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Geometridae: Sterrhinae
1680 / 70.036
Photo © Dave Appleton,  25/05/2015 - North Elmham

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Forewing: 13-16mm.
Flight: Two Generations. May-Jul. Jul-Sep.
Foodplant:   Pedunculate Oak. Sessile Oak and Turkey Oak.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Oak woodland and heathland.
Quite variable in markings, some have large area of reddish blush in centre of forewing others a single reddish cross line.
Occasionally bands are dark grey with grey speckling.

Recorded in 62 (90%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/06/2020128TF91 - Dereham
26/06/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
24/06/2020128TF83 - N.Creake/Syderstone
23/06/2020128TF91 - Dereham
22/06/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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