Geometridae : Sterrhinae
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Photo © Patrick Clement,  Grafton Wood, Worcestershire. May 4th 2006.

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Cyclophora annularia

(Fabricius, 1775) 1676 / 70.031

A scarce to uncommon resident in the south and east of the region, rare or absent elsewhere.

A species of woodland, scrub and hedgerows.

Overwinters as a pupa, comes sparingly to light.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 21 (15%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1857.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 11-14mm
Flight: May - June, July - August
Foodplant:   Field Maple
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
06/09/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO75
29/08/2019+VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
24/08/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO97
24/08/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
23/08/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO55

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