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Clay Triple-lines
Cyclophora linearia (Hübner, 1799)
Geometridae: Sterrhinae
1681 / 70.037
Photo © Garry Barlow,  West Runton, Norfolk. From eggs laid by female.

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Maiden's Blush
Cyclophora punctaria
Forewing: 14-16mm.
Flight: Mainly one generation May-July. (Aug-Oct)
Foodplant:   Beech.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former 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 50 (68%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2022.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/08/2022128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
04/08/2022127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
02/08/2022+28TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
16/07/2022128TF72 - Hillington/Houghton
12/07/2022128TF72 - Hillington/Houghton
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