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Alder Kitten
Furcula bicuspis (Borkhausen, 1790)
Notodontidae: Cerurinae
1996 / 71.006
Photo © Brian Jones,  Burgh Castle, Norfolk 9/6/2010

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Similar Norfolk Species
Sallow Kitten
Furcula furcula
Poplar Kitten
Furcula bifida
Forewing: 16-19mm.
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Alder and birches.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Most contrasting appearance of the three Norfolk kittens.
Broadleaved woodland.

Recorded in 46 (67%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/07/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
03/07/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
30/06/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
29/06/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
28/06/2021127TG20 - Norwich
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