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A Selection of Notodontidae Moths 71.003 - 71.025

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(Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758)  
Notodontidae - Cerurinae Notodontidae - Cerurinae Notodontidae - Cerurinae Notodontidae - Cerurinae  
Puss Moth Puss Moth Puss Moth Puss Moth  
Cerura vinula Cerura vinula Cerura vinula Cerura vinula  
71.003   BF 1995 71.003   BF 1995 71.003   BF 1995 71.003   BF 1995  

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 62mm to 80mm.

Flight Period: May to July.

Habitat: Prefers damp habitats and is found in gardens, parks, hedgerows, heaths, commons, disused railways, roadside verges and other area's where tree's suitable for the larvae grow.

Comment: This moth is a wide spread, and fairly common through out the UK.

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(Clerck 1759) (Clerck 1759) (Linnaeus 1767) (Linnaeus 1767) (Linnaeus 1767)
Notodontidae - Furcula Notodontidae - Furcula Notodontidae - Notodontinae Notodontidae - Notodontinae Notodontidae - Notodontinae
Sallow Kitten Sallow Kitten Iron Prominent Iron Prominent Iron Prominent
Furcula furcula Furcula furcula Notodonta dromedarius Notodonta dromedarius Notodonta dromedarius
71.005   BF 1997 71.005   BF 1997 71.012   BF 2000 71.012   BF 2000 71.012   BF 2000

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 35mm to 42mm.

Flight Period: May and June, and again in August.

Habitat: Most places where Sallow, Aspen and Poplar grow.

Comment: This species is generally distributed, and fairly common throughout the British Isles. to be found in late August, and into September.

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 42mm to 50mm.

Flight Period: May and June, in the south again in August.

Habitat: Gardens, parks, hedgerows, heaths, commons, disused railways, roadside verges and  other area's where foodplant trees grow.

Comment: This moth is wide spread, and common throughout the UK.

(Linneaus 1758) (Linneaus 1758)   (Clerck 1759) (Clerck 1759) (Clerck 1759)
Notodontidae - Notodontinae Notodontidae - Notodontinae   Notodontidae - Notodontinae Notodontidae - Notodontinae Notodontidae - Notodontinae
Pebble Prominent   Pebble Prominent   Swallow Prominent Swallow Prominent Swallow Prominent
Notodonta ziczac Notodonta ziczac
  Pheosia tremula Pheosia tremula Pheosia tremula
71.013   BF 2003 71.013   BF 2003   71.017   BF 2007 71.017   BF 2007 71.017   BF 2007
Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 35mm to 50mm.

Flight Period: May and June, again in July and August.

Habitat: Parks, gardens, hedgerows and other wooded area's, with Willow, Poplar or Aspen.

Comment: This moth is some times fairly common in the southern half of Britain. It is well spread out in the UK.

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 50mm to 64mm.

Flight Period: May and June.

Habitat:  They inhabit wooded area's such as heaths, parks, suburban gardens, light wood land and where ever suitable tree's grow.

Comment: This species is a widespread, and often common resident throughout the British Isles.

(Clerck 1759) (Clerck 1759) (Clerck 1759)   (Fabricius 1777) (Fabricius 1777)
Notodontidae - Notodontinae Notodontidae - Notodontinae Notodontidae - Notodontinae   Notodontidae - Notodontinae Notodontidae - Notodontinae
Pale Prominent Pale Prominent Pale Prominent   Lesser Swallow Prominent Lesser Swallow Prominent
Pterostoma palpina Pterostoma palpina Pterostoma palpina   Pheosia gnoma Pheosia gnoma
71.020   BF 2011 71.020   BF 2011 71.020   BF 2011   71.018   BF 2006 71.018   BF 2006

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 42mm to 60mm.

Flight Period: June and July, again in August and September.

Habitat: Parks, gardens, hedgerows and other wooded area's, with Willow, Poplar or Aspen.

Comment: This moth is some times fairly common in the southern half of Britain. It is well spread out in the UK.

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 46mm to 58mm.

Flight Period: May and June, again in August.

Habitat: They inhabit wooded area's such as heaths, parks, suburban gardens, light wood land and where ever suitable tree's grow.

Comment: This moth is wide spread, and common throughout the UK.

(Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758)
Notodontidae - Notodontinae Notodontidae - Notodontinae Notodontidae - Notodontinae Notodontidae - Notodontinae Notodontidae - Notodontinae
Coxcomb Prominent Coxcomb Prominent Coxcomb Prominent Coxcomb Prominent Coxcomb Prominent
Ptilidon capucina Ptilidon capucina Ptilidon capucina Ptilidon capucina Ptilidon capucina
71.021   BF 2008 71.021   BF 2008 71.021   BF 2008 71.021   BF 2008 71.021   BF 2008
(Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758)   (Linnaeus 1758)
Notodontidae - Phalerinae Notodontidae - Phalerinae Notodontidae - Phalerinae   Notodontidae - Notodontinae
The Buff-tip The Buff-tip The Buff-tip   Coxcomb Prominent
Phalera bucephala Phalera bucephala Phalera bucephala   Ptilidon capucina
71.025   BF 1994 71.025   BF 1994 71.025   BF 1994   71.021   BF 2008

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 55mm to 68mm.

Flight Period: June and July.

Habitat: Gardens, parks, hedgerows, heaths, commons, disused railways, roadside verges and many other area's where tree's suitable for the caterpillars grow.

Comment:  This moth is a wide spread, and often common throughout the UK.


Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 40mm to 50mm.

Flight Period: May and June, again in August and September.

Habitat: Wooded area's such as heaths, parks, suburban gardens, light wood land and where Birch, Poplar, Sallow and Hazel grow

Comment: This moth is a wide spread, and often common throughout the UK. 

         
                 

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