Erebidae : Arctiinae

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  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Orange Footman
Eilema sororcula
Buff Footman
Eilema depressa
Dingy Footman
Eilema griseola

(Hübner, 1803) 72.044/2044
Norfolk status
Fens, heathland, woodland, scrub, grassland.
Several of the Eilema species can be difficult to tell apart, but this moth has broader, more rounded forewings than many of the others.
Also straw yellow form, (f. straminola) known from Britain only.

Recorded in 67 (97%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/10/2015+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
28/09/2015127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
17/09/2015128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
12/09/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
10/09/2015127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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Forewing: 15-18mm.
Season: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Lichens
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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