Erebidae : Arctiinae
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Immature stages

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Pigmy Footman
Eilema pygmaeola
Common Footman
Eilema lurideola
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Scarce Footman
Eilema complana

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2047 / 72.046
Norfolk status
Widespread and common.
Holds its wings furled tightly around the body compared with similar Common Footman.

Recorded in 66 (89%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2022.
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Determination
Scarce Footman (male) - leg J Geeson - gen.det. J Wheeler. White form.
Scarce Footman Eilema complana - (M) - Thetford 1928 - det. J Clifton
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/06/2022227TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
25/06/2022128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
25/06/2022227TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
25/06/2022127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
25/06/2022127TG20 - Norwich
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Forewing: 15-18mm.
Flight: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Lichens
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult

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