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False Mocha
Cyclophora porata

(Linnaeus, 1767) 70.035

Inhabits woodland. Formerly a very local resident in the region, but not seen in the 21st century and may be extinct. Greatly declined nationally.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 8 (10%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1912.
Last Recorded in 1998.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Pedunculate Oak, Sessile Oak
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Nationally Scarce
BAP Status: Priority Species
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
27/08/19981VC22 - BerkshireSU97
14/08/19981VC22 - BerkshireSU97
21/08/19851VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP61
13/08/19851VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP61
13/08/19851VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP61

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