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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)

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Forewing: 14-18mm.
Flight: 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 65 (94%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/08/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
09/08/2020+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
08/08/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
08/08/2020+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
08/08/2020127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
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