Notodontidae : Cerurinae
  Prev | Next  
Photo © Raymond A Watson,  Hollesley, Suffolk.

Similar Suffolk Species
Alder Kitten
Furcula bicuspis
Poplar Kitten
Furcula bifida
Upload a Photo
 
Sallow Kitten
Furcula furcula

(Clerck, 1759) 1997 / 71.005

Morley's Final Catalogue: Scarcer than the last Kitten, but equally wide spread excepting in the north-east, whence are few records since Paget's from Yarmouth in 1834; Sotterley in 1935 (Mr). Bentley (Harwood); Waldringfield (James, Ent. March 1892); bred at Ipswich in 1899 (Platten) and 1902 (Pyett), occasionally at light there, but imagines rarely seen there (Mly); Needham (L); larvae on willows in Monks Soham garden during 1906. Bury (Wrt); Elveden (Wrn); Timworth in 1911 (Nurse).

Recent Status: A common species across the county.

Identification: Compare with the other two kitten species.

Habitat: Woodland and gardens containing Willows.

Recorded in 52 (90%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1899.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

< Puss Moth  |  Alder Kitten >

Determination
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/04/2020125TM05 - Stowmarket/Needham Market
18/09/2019125TM58 - Carlton Colville/Kessingland
17/08/2019126TM05 - Stowmarket/Needham Market
08/08/2019+25TM38 - Bungay/Rumburgh
08/08/2019126TL96 - Thurston/Elmswell
Show Details | 1990 to 2019 | 2000 to 2019 |
Express Record Sallow Kitten
We need your records!
Do you have records of Sallow Kitten?
Put your own dot on the map!

Copyright © Jim Wheeler 2020
   

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Forewing: 14-18mm.
Flight: Two generations May-June. July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Willows
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
Share this page

     
Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ - Suffolk 2020. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2020. Data © NOLA™ - Suffolk 2020
We use cookies to personalise content and enhance your experience. By clicking OK or using this site, you consent to the use of cookies unless you disable them. Cookies Policy