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Clay Triple-lines
Cyclophora linearia (Hübner, 1799)
Geometridae: Sterrhinae
1681 / 70.037
Photo © Dave Appleton,  29/08/2015 - Cranwich Heath

Similar Norfolk Species
Blair's Mocha
Cyclophora puppillaria
Maiden's Blush
Cyclophora punctaria
Forewing: 14-16mm.
Season: Mainly one generation May-July. (Aug-Oct)
Foodplant:   Beech.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Mostly Breckland.
Second brood individuals are often different to those of the first and closely resemble Maiden's Blush.

Recorded in 45 (65%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/08/2019227TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
04/08/2019127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
28/07/2019128TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
29/06/2019+28TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
05/06/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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