Notodontidae : Notodontinae
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Maple Prominent
Ptilodon cucullina
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Coxcomb Prominent
Ptilodon capucina

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2008 / 71.021

General comments:
Widespread and usually common resident.

The species seems near absent from much of Middlesex - a surprising discovery that cannot be fully dismissed as under-recording.

Recorded in 31 (76%) of 41 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
02/06/2024120TL11 - Harpenden / Wheathampstead
29/08/2023120TL31 - Hertford
22/08/2023120TL31 - Hertford
21/08/2023120SP90 - Berkhamsted
21/08/2023120TL11 - Harpenden / Wheathampstead
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VC20 VC21 VC21 VC20
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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
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