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70.036 ~ 1680 ~ Maiden's Blush ~ Cyclophora punctaria
UK Status

Resident. Local S,C(N).

Montgomeryshire Status

A rare and local species for Montgomeryshire, recorded since 2000 from only a couple of sites in the far east of the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 25-32mm.

Confusion species

Clay Triple-lines and False Mocha.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Oak woodland.



Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa, attaching itself with silk to the underside of a leaf. Larva late June-July and mid August-September.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by SS, 16th Aug 2020, Rhos y Brithdir

Photo by MEG, 16th May 2023, Llandyssil

Photo by SS, 19th Aug 2023, Llanfyllin