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Cyclophora albipunctata (Birch Mocha)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Birch Mocha (Cyclophora albipunctata) is a moth of the family Geometridae. It is found in the Palearctic The southern boundary runs westward along the French Atlantic coast and to the British Isles and North of the Alps. In the East, the species range to the Pacific Ocean (Russian Far East).
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
An den Ziegenböcken 996 Germany  
Avon Gorge Woodlands 376 England, United Kingdom
Black Wood of Rannoch 2720 Scotland, United Kingdom
Braunton Burrows 3328 England, United Kingdom
Breckland 18652 England, United Kingdom
Burnham Beeches 946 England, United Kingdom  
Cairngorms 142543 Scotland, United Kingdom
Cannock Chase 3057 England, United Kingdom  
Coille Mhór 769 Scotland, United Kingdom  
Dickkopf - Bendeleber Forst - NSG Gatterberge 3030 Germany  
Dorset Heaths 14161 England, United Kingdom
Dorset Heaths (Purbeck and Wareham) and Studland Dunes 5491 England, United Kingdom
East Devon Pebblebed Heaths 2767 England, United Kingdom
Emer Bog 93 England, United Kingdom
Epping Forest 3966 England, United Kingdom  
Fenland 1529 England, United Kingdom
Fenn`s, Whixall, Bettisfield, Wem and Cadney Mosses 2346 England/Wales, United Kingdom  
Glen Tanar 10329 Scotland, United Kingdom
Haßlebener Ried - Alperstedter Ried 1105 Germany  
Inverpolly 29349 Scotland, United Kingdom
Kernberge - Wöllmisse 5053 Germany  
Kyffhäuser - Badraer Schweiz - Solwiesen 8357 Germany  
Leutratal - Cospoth - Schießplatz Rothenstein 4258 Germany  
Lower Derwent Valley 2263 England, United Kingdom
Minsmere to Walberswick Heaths and Marshes 3127 England, United Kingdom
Mole Gap to Reigate Escarpment 2194 England, United Kingdom  
NSG Steinicht 42 Germany  
Pöllwitzer Wald 5016 Germany  
River Moriston 481 Scotland, United Kingdom
Saltfleetby–Theddlethorpe Dunes and Gibraltar Point 2373 England, United Kingdom  
Schwansee 803 Germany  
Schwarzatal ab Goldisthal mit Zuflüssen 4702 Germany  
Schweinaer Grund - Zechsteingürtel um Bad Liebenstein 5293 Germany  
Sidmouth to West Bay 2217 England, United Kingdom
Skipwith Common 729 England, United Kingdom  
Solent Maritime 27985 England, United Kingdom
South Solway Mosses 4849 England, United Kingdom
Strensall Common 1408 England, United Kingdom  
Sunart 25320 Scotland, United Kingdom
TÜP Ohrdruf - Jonastal 14824 Germany  
The New Forest 72309 England, United Kingdom
The Wash and North Norfolk Coast 266284 England, United Kingdom
Thorne Moor 4718 England, United Kingdom
Thursley, Ash, Pirbright and Chobham 12696 England, United Kingdom
Trossachs Woods 927 Scotland, United Kingdom
Tulach Hill and Glen Fender Meadows 3912 Scotland, United Kingdom
Unstrut-Niederung nordöstlich Herbsleben 474 Germany  
West Midlands Mosses 455 England, United Kingdom  
Westliche Hainleite - Wöbelsburg 2891 Germany  
Wimbledon Common 861 England, United Kingdom  
Zeitzer Forst 1040 Germany  

Prey / Diet

Alnus glutinosa (European alder)[1]
Betula nana (dwarf birch)[2]
Betula pendula (European white birch)[2]
Betula pubescens (downy birch)[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Acanthis flammea (Common Redpoll)4
Acronicta alni (Alder Moth)3
Acronicta leporina (miller)3
Acronicta psi (Grey Dagger Moth)3
Aethalura punctulata (Grey Birch)3
Anoplus plantaris3
Archiearis parthenias (Orange Underwing)3
Argyresthia goedartella3
Biston betularia (peppered moth)3
Blepharidopterus angulatus (Black-kneed Capsid)3
Cabera pusaria (Common White Wave Moth)3
Capreolus capreolus (western roe deer)3
Chloroclysta miata3
Coccothraustes coccothraustes (Hawfinch)3
Coleophora serratella (birch casebearer)4
Colocasia coryli (Nut-tree Tussock)3
Cossus cossus (Goat Moth)3
Drepana falcataria (Pebble Hook-tip)4
Ectropis crepuscularia (small engrailed)3
Electrophaes corylata (Broken-barred Carpet Moth)3
Endromis versicolora (Kentish Glory)3
Eriogaster lanestris (Small Eggar)4
Furcula bicuspis (Alder Kitten)3
Geometra papilionaria (Large Emerald)3
Kleidocerys resedae (Birch Catkin Bug)3
Lycia hirtaria (Brindled Beauty Moth)3
Massalongia rubra3
Ochropacha duplaris (Common Lutestring Moth)3
Phalera bucephala (Buff-tip)3
Phigalia pilosaria (Pale Brindled Beauty)3
Poecilocampa populi (December Moth)3
Ptilodon capucina (Coxcomb Prominent)3
Rheumaptera hastata (spear-marked black)3
Saturnia pavonia (Emperor moth)4
Selenia tetralunaria (Purple Thorn)3
Spinus spinus (Eurasian Siskin)3
Stigmella betulicola3
Stigmella luteella3
Synanthedon spheciformis (White-barred Clearwing )3
Trichiura crataegi (Pale Eggar)3




Attributes / relations provided by
1Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Protected Areas provided by Natura 2000, UK data: © Crown copyright and database right [2010] All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100017955
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