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Furcula bifida (Brahm, 1787)

Poplar Kitten
71.0070 (B&F: 1998)

Synonym(s):
Furcula hermelina (Goeze, 1781)


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

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)

Furcula bifida (Brahm, 1787)
Bracklesham, 16 v 2016
Photo: Derek Lee
Furcula bifida (Brahm, 1787)
Storrington, viii 2008
Photo: Roy Leverton
Furcula bifida (Brahm, 1787)
Storrington, viii 2008
Photo: Roy Leverton
Furcula bifida (Brahm, 1787)
Pagham Harbour, vi 2006
Photo: Ivan Lang
Furcula bifida (Brahm, 1787)
Warnham LNR, 10 vi 2005
Photo: Sam Bayley
Furcula bifida (Brahm, 1787)
ex. female
Storrington, viii 2008
Photo: Roy Leverton
Furcula bifida (Brahm, 1787)
ex. female
Storrington, viii 2008
Photo: Roy Leverton

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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