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Birch Mocha
Cyclophora albipunctata

(Hufnagel, 1767) 1677 / 70.032
Photo © Terry Box, 7 Jun 2011,  SE4672Pilmoor, VC62

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Yorkshire Status: Rare and local resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: There have been one or two additional localities reported as well as further confirmation of the new localities from the 1970 list (YNU, 1970).

2012 (CHF): Still very local in birch woodland, mostly in the centre of the county. The majority of our records come from lowland heaths.

Argus 81, 2017: Locally common in heathland areas with birch. One at Hutton Conyers was a surprise being a good distance from the nearest known sites but it arrived after some strong easterly winds.

VC65. Hutton Conyers, 18.7.2017 (CHF). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

Recorded in 25 (13%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1883.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

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Forewing: 12-14mm
Flight: May - June, July - August
Foodplant:   Downy Birch, Silver Birch
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
14/08/2022262SE66 - Strensall
10/08/2022263SE71 - Crowle
03/08/2022263SE71 - Crowle
26/07/2022163SE72 - Goole
19/07/2022263SE70 - Sandtoft
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