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Clay Triple-lines
Cyclophora linearia (Hübner, 1799)
Geometridae: Sterrhinae
1681 / 70.037
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  25/08/2021 - Hethersett

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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.
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 48 (65%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2022.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/05/2022127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
02/05/2022128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
01/05/2022128TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
30/04/2022128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
14/11/2021128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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