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Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Dingy Footman
Eilema griseola
Buff Footman
Eilema depressa
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Orange Footman
Eilema sororcula

(Hufnagel, 1766) 2043 / 72.049
Norfolk status
Woodland species. Mature oak and beech woodland and Blackthorn scrub.
Diagnostic shape of forewing, with straight leading edge, then curved towards tip.
Similar yellow forms of Dingy and Buff Footman are larger and later in year.

Recorded in 62 (90%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/06/2021127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
17/06/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
16/06/2021228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
16/06/2021227TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
16/06/2021728TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
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Forewing: 13-16mm.
Flight: One generation May-June.
Foodplant:   Lichen
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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