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Photo © Patrick Clement,  Devil's Spittleful & Rifle Range, Worcestershire. May 6th 2014.

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False Mocha
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Birch Mocha
Cyclophora albipunctata

(Hufnagel, 1767) 1677 / 70.032

A local and uncommon resident.

A species of woods and heaths.

Overwinters as a pupa, adults come to to light; sometimes in numbers.

Verification Grade Comment: Ideally take a photo if away from regular sites.

Recorded in 25 (18%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 12-14mm
Flight: May - June, July - August
Foodplant:   Downy Birch, Silver Birch
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
29/06/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSK02
26/05/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSK02
26/05/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSK02
17/04/20191VC40 - ShropshireSJ43
17/04/20191VC40 - ShropshireSJ43

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