Erebidae : Arctiinae
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Immature stages

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Dingy Footman
Eilema griseola
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Buff Footman
Eilema depressa

(Esper, 1787) 72.043/2049
Norfolk status
Reasonably widespread.
Woodland, scrubland and chalky downland.
Grey with orange / yellow fringes and leading edge to wings. Female slightly larger and browner.
Also orange form (f. unicolor) and very dark form (f. plumbia)

Recorded in 63 (91%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1889.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
23/06/2019127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
09/06/2019628TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
03/06/2019128TL98 - Brettenham/Harling
31/05/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
16/10/2018127TG24 - Cromer
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Forewing: 15-17mm.
Season: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Lichens
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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