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Coxcomb Prominent
Ptilodon capucina (Linnaeus, 1758)
Notodontidae: Notodontinae
2008 / 71.021
Photo © Dave Appleton,  18/08/2014 - North Elmham

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Maple Prominent
Ptilodon cucullina
Forewing: 17-22mm.
Flight: Two generations April-June. Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Status
Variable in shades of brown.
If handled, feigns death!
Widespread.

Recorded in 67 (91%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2024.
Additional Stats

Latest 10 Records
Date#VC10kArea
16/07/2024127TG32Neatishead / Barton Broad
15/07/2024127TG11Horsford
14/07/2024227TG31Upton
12/07/2024128TF62Wolferton / Sandringham
11/07/2024127TG42Eccles
11/07/2024127TG11Taverham
10/07/2024127TG42Eccles
10/07/2024127TG32Neatishead / Barton Broad
10/07/2024127TG31Upton
08/07/2024127TM18New Buckenham
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