Erebidae : Arctiinae
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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
Common.
Woodland species in mature Oak and Beech woodland and Blackthorn scrub. Widley recorded in Norfolk in many habitats and gardens.
Characteristic shape of forewing, with straight leading edge, then curved towards tip.

Similar yellow forms of Dingy and Buff Footman are larger and fly later in the year.

Recorded in 64 (86%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
01/07/2024127TG10Cringleford (UEA)
29/06/2024127TG14Sheringham Park
26/06/2024227TG21Norwich (Catton)
25/06/2024327TG10Cringleford (UEA)
24/06/2024127TG11Costessey
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Forewing: 13-16mm.
Flight: One generation May-June.
Foodplant:   Lichen
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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