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False Mocha
Cyclophora porata

(Linnaeus, 1767) 1679 / 70.035

A rare and much declined species in the region with two 1908 records for Staffordshire.There is one 2006 Herefordshire record from Dymock Forest otherwise the last record was 1974. Last records in Worcestershire were also 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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