Erebidae : Arctiinae

Photo © Jim Wheeler,  Hickling NNR, June 2010

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Dotted Footman
Pelosia muscerda
Small Dotted Footman
2042 Pelosia obtusa
(Herrich-Schäffer, 1852) 72.040
Norfolk status
Discovered in 1961, occurring only in the Norfolk Broads with the existence of a colony at Hickling being confirmed by a number of sightings in the 1980’s.
Old, dense, uncut reedbeds.

Regularly monitored at certain sites by the Norfolk Moth Survey.

Recorded in 6 (9%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1961.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Date#VC10k Area
30/07/2014127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
27/07/2014127TG33 - Bacton
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Forewing: 12-14mm.
Season: One generation July.
Foodplant:   Unknown probably algae and lichens on reed and plant litter
Nat Status: Red Data Book
 Immature Adult
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