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Poplar Kitten
Furcula bifida (Brahm, 1787)
Notodontidae: Cerurinae
71.007/1998
Photo © Steve Mills

Similar Norfolk Species
Alder Kitten
Furcula bicuspis
Sallow Kitten
Furcula furcula
Forewing: 16-22mm.
Season: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Poplars, Aspen and willows.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Usually larger than Sallow Kitten.
Poplar plantations, woodland.

Recorded in 52 (75%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/06/2019128TF64 - Hunstanton
10/06/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
01/06/2019128TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
31/05/2019127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
30/05/2019128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
Further info: Furcula bifida
 
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