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
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 (84%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2022.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/05/2022127TG14 - Sheringham
18/05/2022128TF90 - Watton/Shipdham
17/05/2022627TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
17/05/2022327TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
17/05/2022928TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
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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
 Immature Adult

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