Geometridae: Sterrhinae

1678 (ABH70.033) Blair's Mocha Cyclophora puppillaria, (Hübner, [1799])

KR08017

Chuchuligovo, Bulgaria, June 2006
Chuchuligovo, Bulgaria, June 2006
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Chuchuligovo, Bulgaria, June 2006
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards

General InformationOverwinters as Doesn't overwinter in the UK.
Both sexes readily come to light, sometimes in numbers.

Forewing length: 12-15mm.
Foodplant(s): Holm Oak (Quercus ilex), Strawberry-tree (Arbutus unedo), Common Rock-rose (Helianthemum nummularium), myrtles (Myrica spp.)
Flying: Arriving August-October
UK Presence: Immigrant
National status: Uncommon/Rare

Habitat

Usually coastal areas, but occasionally woodland.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Huntingdonshire.

Similar Species
False Mocha Cyclophora porata
Freudenstadt, Germany, August 2013
Freudenstadt, Germany, August 2013
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Clay Triple-lines Cyclophora linearia

Uncommon/Rare
Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Smooth
Colours:
Green, yellow, brown, red
No. of Proleg Pairs:
2