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Furcula furcula (Clerck, 1759)

Sallow Kitten
71.0050 (B&F: 1997)


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

Resident species, usually occurring singly or sparingly at mv light in a wide range of habitats, but sometimes fairly common at mv light in woods. Probably generally distributed but local and irregular in numbers. Double-brooded, flying from early May to early June, then more numerously from late June to late August. Larvae feed on sallow and other willows. (Pratt, 2011)

Furcula furcula (Clerck, 1759)
Crowborough, 09 v 2015
Photo: Charles Waters
Furcula furcula (Clerck, 1759)
Belton Road, Brighton, 26 v 2017
Photo: Jeremy Patterson
Furcula furcula (Clerck, 1759)
Lindfield, 25 iv 2007
Photo: Bob Foreman
Furcula furcula (Clerck, 1759)
Pagham Harbour, vii 2006
Photo: Ivan Lang
Furcula furcula (Clerck, 1759)
Climping, 31 vii 2008
Photo: Matthew Sennitt
Furcula furcula (Clerck, 1759)
Climping, 31 vii 2008
Photo: Matthew Sennitt
Furcula furcula (Clerck, 1759)
Larva on Sallow
Park Corner Heath, 27 vi 2013
Photo: Bob Foreman

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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