Notodontidae : Cerurinae
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Photo © Patrick Clement,  Cwmpalis, Carmarthenshire. May 21st 2019.

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Puss Moth
Cerura vinula

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1995 / 71.003

A fairly common resident; the larva being better known than the adult.

Found in a range of habitats from gardens to moorland.

Overwinters as a pupa while the adults come sparingly to light.

Recorded in 94 (67%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 29-38mm
Flight: May - July
Foodplant:   Poplars and willows
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
04/06/20193VC36 - HerefordshireSO65 -
01/06/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
01/06/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO36
31/05/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
31/05/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO55

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