furcula bifida Insect

poplar kitten Insect

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The poplar kitten Insect moth, furcula bifida, is found in Europe and Asia, generally flying from April to July. Wingspan 1.4-1.8 inches (3.5-4.5 cm).


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poplar kitten Insect Facts:

Common name: Prominents

Family: Notodontidae

Order: Lepidoptera

Class/Subphylum: Insecta/Hexapoda

Number of species: About 2600 (136 u.s.)

Wingspan: From about 1 in (2.5 cm) to about 3 in (8 cm)

key features: About color usually drab, grays and browns predominating, poplar kitten Insect often spotted or streaked with black; poplar kitten Insect tooth like tufts of scales usually protruding from middle of inner edge of forewing; at rest adult holds wings rooflike or rolled tightly around body in a sticklike pose; body stout; proboscis usually well developed; poplar kitten Insect antennae usually pectinate in males and in females of some species, hearing organs present on thorax; larvae variable, hairy or smooth, often weirdly shaped


Habits: Adults generally nocturnal; seldom found when inactive in daytime, often coming to lights at night; occasionally found at rest on tree trunks or fence posts; caterpillars found singly or in family groups

Breeding: Males generally smaller than females; females release pheromones to attract mates; eggs normally laid in large clusters on leaves of food plant; pupa attached to tree trunks, concealed beneath leaves, or formed in cell below ground

Diet: Many adults probably do not feed, others visit flowers or leaking tree sap; caterpillars feed on wide range of plants, especially trees, on which they may be serious forestry pests

Habitat: Mainly in forest but found widely in many habitats; some species breed in gardens

Distribution: Worldwide in habitable areas.

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