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Sallow Kitten
Furcula furcula (Clerck, 1759)
Notodontidae: Cerurinae
1997 / 71.005
Photo © Ken Palmer,  larva colour change before pupation (digitised by G. Follows)

Similar Norfolk Species
Alder Kitten
Furcula bicuspis
Poplar Kitten
Furcula bifida
Forewing: 14-18mm.
Season: Two generations May-June. July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Willows.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Most widespread and common of the British 'kittens'.
Many habitats.

Recorded in 64 (93%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
02/09/2019128TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
27/08/2019128TF90 - Watton/Shipdham
26/08/2019128TF41 - W.Walton/Walpole
25/08/2019128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
24/08/2019128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
Further info: Furcula furcula
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