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Poplar Kitten
Furcula bifida (Brahm, 1787)
Notodontidae: Cerurinae
1998 / 71.007
Photo © Janice Robertson,  Milton Keynes 01/05/2022

Similar Upper Thames Species
Alder Kitten
Furcula bicuspis
Sallow Kitten
Furcula furcula
Foodplant:   Poplars, Aspen
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1

Widespread across the region in woodland and other habitats.

Recorded in 56 (72%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1750.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
09/08/2022122SU56 - Thatcham / Aldermaston
04/08/2022124SP71 - Westcott, Waddesdon
01/08/2022124SP60 - Waterperry, Long Crendon
30/07/2022123SU59 - Abingdon(E), Didcot(N), Culham
28/07/2022122SU56 - Thatcham / Aldermaston
Further info: Furcula bifida
 
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