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Orange Footman
Eilema sororcula (Hufnagel, 1766)
Erebidae: Arctiinae
2043 / 72.049
Photo © Kevin Leighton,  16/05/2014 - Stow Bardolph

Similar Norfolk Species
Dingy Footman
Eilema griseola
Buff Footman
Eilema depressa
Forewing: 13-16mm.
Season: One generation May-June.
Foodplant:   Lichen.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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 (90%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
06/08/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
24/07/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
23/07/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
23/07/2019127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
20/07/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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