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Alder Kitten
Furcula bicuspis (Borkhausen, 1790)
Notodontidae: Cerurinae
1996 / 71.006
Photo © Danny And Jo,  30/05/2019 - Norwich

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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 (62%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
14/08/2021127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
06/08/2021128TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
27/07/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
08/07/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
04/07/2021128TF93 - Fakenham/Walsingham
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