Erebidae : Herminiinae

Photo © Dave Evans,  13th June 2014 Wells Pinewoods

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 2015.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
02/08/2015127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
August 2015+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
23/07/2015127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
22/07/2015+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
19/07/2015+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
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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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