Erebidae : Arctiinae
ABH BF

Photo © Tim Hodge,  31/07/2015 - Horsey Dunes

Similar Norfolk Species
Scarce Footman
Eilema complana
 
Pigmy Footman
Eilema pygmaeola

(Doubleday, 1847) 72.048/2046
Norfolk status
Resident and suspected immigrant.
Ssp. pygmaeola locally found on East coast from Winterton to Waxham (including Winterton Dunes NNR) with occasional sightings elsewhere in the region.
Vagrants from resident colonies are occasionally recorded.

Recorded in 8 (12%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
31/07/2015127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
23/07/2015127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
01/08/2014127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
12/07/2014127TG14 - Sheringham
08/07/2014127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
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Forewing: 10-15mm.
Season: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Lichens
Nat Status: Red Data Book
 Immature Adult
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