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  Clay Triple-lines Cyclophora linearia  

B&F: 1681

ABH: 70.037

Status: Resident.

Distribution and Abundance: Local.

Primary Habitat: Woodland.

Flight Period: Single brooded in May and June.

Localities: Hazelborough Forest, Pitsford Water, Boughton Park and Bedford Purlieus.

Observations: Although the incidence of an occasional partial second brood is mentioned in literature I have been unable to find any record of its occurrence in the county. On 15 June 2002 nine examples of the moth were attracted to light at Bedford Purlieus. Despite much recording at the site this is the first time that the species has been found there.

L.O.N.: 1906. Near Geddington. Once only.

First Record: 1863, Smith, W.