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70.037 ~ 1681 ~ Clay Triple-lines ~ Cyclophora linearia
UK Status

Resident. Local S,C.

Montgomeryshire Status

Resident. A fairly uncommon and local species recorded from scattered sites across the county. Occasionally several can be recorded at a single night's trapping.

Wingspan :  M & F, 26-33mm.

Confusion species

Blair's Mocha, False Mocha and Maiden's Blush.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Beech woods or anywhere beech is found.



Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa, attaching itself to a leaf. Larva late June-late August and September-October.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 30th Aug 2009, Llanfyllin