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Furcula bifida (Brahm, 1787)

Poplar Kitten
71.0070 (B&F: 1998)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Noctuoidea
  »Family: Notodontidae
   »Subfamily: Cerurinae
    »Tribe: Hemitheini

Synonym(s):

Furcula hermelina (Goeze, 1781)

Status and ecology:

Resident species, usually occurring singly at mv light, but occasionally seen sparingly. Widespread away from the far north-west but distinctly episodic in appearance. Double-brooded, appearing from late April to early July and again from late July to late August. Larvae feed on aspen and poplar. (Pratt, 2011)

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Bracklesham, 16 v 2016 Photo: Derek Lee

Furcula bifida (Brahm, 1787)

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