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Poplar Kitten
Furcula bifida (Brahm, 1787)
Notodontidae: Cerurinae
1998 / 71.007
Photo © Dave Appleton,  12/06/2016 - North Elmham

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 53 (77%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
04/08/2019128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
31/07/2019127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
26/07/2019227TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
20/07/2019127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
04/07/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
Further info: Furcula bifida
 
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