Erebidae : Herminiinae

Photo © Brian Jones,  New Norfolk Site! (VC27) 09/07/11

Similar Norfolk Species
Herminia tarsipennalis
Small Fan-foot
Herminia grisealis
Shaded Fan-foot
2491 Herminia tarsicrinalis
(Knoch, 1782) 72.054
Norfolk status
Occupies bramble (Rubus) thickets in deciduous woodland and very rarely moves far from these bushes.
Unknown in Britain until 1965.
Records from 1989 - 1991 from one woodland site in Norfolk. Unfortunately all bramble was removed from the site shortly after the discovery of the species! Rediscovered at this site in 2009.

Recorded along the Waveney valley in 2011/12. (B. Jones, 09/07/11), West Caister in 2013 (B. Jones, 09/07/13) and Winterton (M. Crossfield, 17.7.13).

Also recorded at Waveney Forest, Norfolk (VC25 - Suffolk) in 2011.

Recorded in 4 (6%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1989.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Forewing: 12-14mm.
Season: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Unknown
Nat Status: Red Data Book
 Immature Adult
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