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False Mocha
Cyclophora porata

(Linnaeus, 1767) 1679 / 70.035

A rare species in the region with one record pre-1999 for Staffordshire.There is one 2006 Herefordshire record from Dymock Forest otherwise the last record was 1974. Last records in Worcestershire were in 1974.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 19 (14%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1858.
Last Recorded in 2006.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 12-14mm.
Flight: May - June, July - August
Foodplant:   Pedunculate Oak, Sessile Oak
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Nationally Scarce
BAP Status: Priority Species
Former Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
11/08/20061VC36 - HerefordshireSO62
26/05/1989+VC40 - ShropshireSJ62
1977+VC40 - ShropshireSO69
1977+VC40 - ShropshireSO69
20/06/19741VC36 - HerefordshireSO44

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