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Alder Kitten
Furcula bicuspis (Borkhausen, 1790)
Notodontidae: Cerurinae
1996 / 71.006
Photo © Andy Musgrove,  Stoke Holy Cross

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Sallow Kitten
Furcula furcula
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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 44 (64%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
04/07/2019127TG14 - Sheringham
04/07/2019127TG14 - Sheringham
30/06/2019127TG14 - Sheringham
29/06/2019127TG01 - Lyng/N.Tuddenham
29/06/2019127TG20 - Norwich
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