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Clay Triple-lines
Cyclophora linearia (Hübner, 1799)
Geometridae: Sterrhinae
1681 / 70.037
Photo © Peter Kitchener,  Little Melton. August 2010

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Blair's Mocha
Cyclophora puppillaria
Maiden's Blush
Cyclophora punctaria
Forewing: 14-16mm.
Flight: 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 47 (64%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/09/2021128TF50 - Upwell/Marshland
10/09/2021127TG14 - Sheringham
25/08/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
14/08/2021128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
31/07/2021128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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