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Sallow Kitten
Furcula furcula (Clerck, 1759)
Notodontidae: Cerurinae
1997 / 71.005
Photo © Ken Palmer,  cocoon with resident (digitised by G. Follows)

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Similar Norfolk Species
Alder Kitten
Furcula bicuspis
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Furcula bifida
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
24/05/2020127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
23/05/2020127TM18 - Diss
23/05/2020127TM29 - Newton Flotman/Hempnall
21/05/2020127TM39 - Loddon/Ditchingham
20/05/2020128TF51 - Tilney/Wiggenhall
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