|1996 ~ Alder kitten ~ Furcula bicuspis|
Resident. Local SW,SE,E,WC.
A fairly common species, found throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 40-48mm.
Poplar Kitten and Sallow Kitten.
Woodland, copses and occasionally gardens.
Birches and alder.
Overwinters as a pupa which is spun in a very hard cocoon that is attached to the bark. Larva late June-early September.
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Photo by MDH, 24th May 2009, Llanfyllin
Photo by MDH, 23rd May 2008, Llanfyllin