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Maple Prominent
Ptilodon cucullina ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Notodontidae: Notodontinae
2009 / 71.022
Photo © Ed Parnell,  21/08/2018 - Wymondham

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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 56 (81%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/08/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
15/08/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
14/08/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
13/08/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
12/08/2020128TF83 - N.Creake/Syderstone
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