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Red-necked Footman
Atolmis rubricollis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Erebidae: Arctiinae
2039 / 72.042
Photo © Sacha Barbato,  Salle 18th July 2012 - recorded on two consecutive nights (different individuals)

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Similar Species: None
Forewing: 15-18mm.
Flight: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Lichens.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Status
Found locally in woodland.
Unmistakable black wings and red collar.

Sometimes found flying in the daytime.

Migrant examples also occur.

The larvae feed on lichens and algae growing on tree-trunks in Autumn, and overwinter as a pupa.

Recorded in 53 (72%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2024.
Additional Stats

Latest 10 Records
Date#VC10kArea
24/06/2024128TF50Upwell / Outwell
23/06/2024127TG10Cringleford (UEA)
21/06/2024128TL79Cranwich
26/06/2023+28TL79Cranwich Heath
24/06/2023128TF70Cockley Cley
24/06/2023+28TF62Sandringham
23/06/2023227TG02Hindolveston
23/06/2023128TF92Stibbard
21/06/2023127TG32East Ruston / Crostwight Heath
17/06/2023127TG02Hindolveston
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