Furcula furcula - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
drawing of a moth



Las Descargues, 4 August 2010
Furcula furcula Adult


© Robin Howard

Furcula furcula (Clerck, 1759)

Sallow Kitten
La Harpye Fourchue

Wingspan: 35-42mm

Imago: bivoltine - April - August. A frequent visitor to light in all woodland traps particularly those with poplars and aspens.

Larva: feed on sallow, aspen and poplar, overwintering as a pupa on a stem or at the base of the foodplant