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Dotted Footman
Pelosia muscerda
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Small Dotted Footman
Pelosia obtusa

(Herrich-Schäffer, 1852) 72.040/2042
Norfolk status
Discovered in 1961, occurring only in the Norfolk Broads with the existence of a colony at Hickling being confirmed by a number of sightings in the 1980’s.
Old, dense, uncut reedbeds.

Regularly monitored at certain sites by the Norfolk Moth Survey.

Recorded in 7 (10%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1961.
Last Recorded in 2018.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/08/2018127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
03/08/2018127TG33 - Bacton
02/08/2018227TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
02/08/2018427TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
02/08/2018727TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
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Forewing: 12-14mm.
Season: One generation July.
Foodplant:   Unknown probably algae and lichens on reed and plant litter
Nat Status: Red Data Book
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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