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Maple Prominent
Ptilodon cucullina ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Notodontidae: Notodontinae
2009 / 71.022
Photo © Dave Jones,  23/06/2018 - Stoke Holy Cross

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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 57 (77%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/08/2021127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
25/08/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
23/08/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
23/08/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
22/08/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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