Notodontidae : Notodontinae
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Coxcomb Prominent
Ptilodon capucina
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Maple Prominent
Ptilodon cucullina

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 71.022

The edge of the geographical range of this species extends roughly southwest to northeast across the region. Widespread and frequent across eastern and southern parts, especially in more elevated, calcareous areas but also on lower ground on neutral clay, especially in north Buckinghamshire. Recent records from the Oxford area suggest that it may be spreading.

Recorded in 40 (51%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1700.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Field Maple
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
15/08/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSU98
14/08/2022+VC22 - BerkshireSU77
13/08/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSU88
13/08/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSU98
07/08/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP80

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