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Cyclophora albipunctata (Hufnagel, 1767)

Birch Mocha
70.0320 (B&F: 1677)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Geometroidea
  »Family: Geometridae
   »Subfamily: Sterrhinae
    »Tribe: Cosymbiini

Synonym(s):

Cyclophora pendularia sensu [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775 nec (Clerck, 1759)

Status and ecology:

A resident which usually occurs sparingly, but is sometimes fairly common and occasionally common at mv light on heaths and in deciduous woods. Widespread, but very local in numbers and decreasing in the south. Double-brooded, flying mainly from mid April to mid June, and again from the second week of July and to late August, sometimes to mid September. Adults have been seen in every week from early April to Late September. Larvae feed on (silver) Birch. (Pratt, 2011)

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Steyning, 03 xi 2015 Photo: Olly Ellis

Cyclophora albipunctata (Hufnagel, 1767)

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