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Maple Prominent
Ptilodon cucullina ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Notodontidae: Notodontinae
2009 / 71.022
Photo © Jim Swalwell,  25/07/2015 - Emily's Wood

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Coxcomb Prominent
Ptilodon capucina
Forewing: 15-20mm.
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Field Maple, Sycamore
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
White blotch along outer edge of forewing characteristic.
Woodland and chalk downland.

Recorded in 57 (77%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Latest 10 Records
08/07/2024127TM18New Buckenham
29/06/2024127TG10Cringleford (UEA)
26/06/2024127TG04Cley next the Sea
26/06/2024127TG14West Runton
24/06/2024127TG14West Runton
22/06/2024127TG04Cley next the Sea
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