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1680 ~ Maiden's Blush ~ Cyclophora punctaria
UK Status

Resident. Local S,C(N).

Montgomeryshire Status

A rare and local species, recorded only three times, the last being in the east of the county at Redwood Grove in 1998.

Wingspan :  M & F, 25-32mm.

Confusion species

Clay Triple-lines and False Mocha.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Habitat

Oak woodland.

Foodplant

Oak.

Lifestage data

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