Erebidae : Arctiinae
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Immature stages

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Pigmy Footman
Eilema pygmaeola
Common Footman
Eilema lurideola
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Scarce Footman
Eilema complana

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2047 / 72.046

Norfolk status
Widespread and common.
Holds its wings furled tightly around the body compared with similar Common Footman.

Recorded in 67 (91%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2024.
Additional Stats

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Determination
Scarce Footman (male) - leg J Geeson - gen.det. J Wheeler. White form.
Scarce Footman Eilema complana - (M) - Thetford 1928 - det. J Clifton
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
16/07/2024727TG42Eccles
16/07/2024328TF63Dersingham
16/07/2024227TG32Neatishead / Barton Broad
16/07/2024+27TG42Hickling NNR / Potter Heigham
16/07/2024327TG10Cringleford (UEA)
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Forewing: 15-18mm.
Flight: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Lichens
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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