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Photo © Patrick Clement,  To MV light, Halesowen, VC37. June 1st 2017.

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Clay Triple-lines
Cyclophora linearia

(Hübner, 1799) 1681 / 70.037

An uncommon species generally but has expanded considerably in Staffordshire since 2000.

Found where large Beech trees occur.

Overwinters as a pupa while adults come to light.

Recorded in 56 (40%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1867.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 14-16mm.
Flight: May - July, (August - October)
Foodplant:   Beech
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
20/09/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO84
15/09/20201VC39 - StaffordshireSJ93
14/08/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO97
11/08/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
09/08/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO97

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