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Maple Prominent
Ptilodon cucullina ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Notodontidae: Notodontinae
2009 / 71.022
Photo © Dave Appleton,  19/07/2014 - Bintree Wood

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Coxcomb Prominent
Ptilodon capucina
Forewing: 15-20mm.
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Field Maple, Sycamore
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
White blotch along outer edge of forewing diagnostic.
Woodland and chalk downland.

Recorded in 55 (80%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/08/2019127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
27/08/2019127TG14 - Sheringham
27/08/2019127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
26/08/2019127TG14 - Sheringham
26/08/2019127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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