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Cleora cinctaria ([Denis & Schifferm?ller], 1775)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1939 / 70.263
Photo © Malcolm Hillier,  Holmsley Enclosure, 2021

Similar Upper Thames Species: None
Foodplant:   Birches, heathers, bilberry, Bog Myrtle
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Nationally Scarce
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3

Probably extinct in the region. Recorded very locally on heathland in Berkshire, but not recently.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1850.
Last Recorded in 1987.
(Data up to end 2022)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
08/05/1987+22SU66 - Burghfield Common / Mortimer
19/05/1986+22SU66 - Burghfield Common / Mortimer
30/04/1980+22SU56 - Thatcham / Aldermaston
15/05/1979+22SU56 - Thatcham / Aldermaston
20/05/1978+22SU56 - Thatcham / Aldermaston
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