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Mocha
Cyclophora annularia

(Fabricius, 1775) 1676 / 70.031

A scarce to uncommon resident in the south and east of the region, rare or absent elsewhere.

A species of woodland, scrub and hedgerows.

Overwinters as a pupa, comes sparingly to light.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 24 (17%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1857.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 11-14mm
Flight: May - June, July - August
Foodplant:   Field Maple
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
19/10/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
02/09/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
02/09/20222VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
01/09/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO53
31/08/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO53

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