Erebidae : Arctiinae
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Photo © Susie Turner,  Cringleford, Norwich 07/07/2015

Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Dingy Footman
Eilema griseola
Common Footman
Eilema lurideola
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Buff Footman
Eilema depressa

(Esper, 1787) 2049 / 72.043
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 64 (86%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1889.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

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Determination
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/06/2022127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
25/06/2022128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
24/06/2022128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
24/06/2022128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
24/06/2022227TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
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Forewing: 15-17mm.
Flight: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Lichens
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult

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