Erebidae : Herminiinae

Photo © Ray Roche,  22/06/2015 - Ingoldisthorpe

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Dotted Fan-foot
Macrochilo cribrumalis

(Hübner, 1793) 72.052/2493
Norfolk status
Diagnostic white-fawn coloration and two rows of black dots.
Sedge-beds, fens, coastal marshes, heathland, woodland.
Becoming more widespread over the last few years.

Recorded in 49 (71%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2016.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/08/2016128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
August 2016+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
24/07/2016128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
23/07/2016128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
20/07/2016127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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Forewing: 13-14mm.
Season: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Wood-sedge, Hairy Wood-rush and Field Wood-rush
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
 Immature Adult
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