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Alder Kitten
Furcula bicuspis (Borkhausen, 1790)
Notodontidae: Cerurinae
1996 / 71.006
Photo © Mike McCarthy,  02/06/2018 - Taverham

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Furcula furcula
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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 45 (65%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/07/2020127TG01 - Lyng/N.Tuddenham
18/07/2020127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
26/06/2020128TF90 - Watton/Shipdham
26/06/2020127TG12 - Aylsham
19/06/2020227TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
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