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Scarce Footman
Eilema complana (Linnaeus, 1758)
Erebidae: Arctiinae
2047 / 72.046
Photo © John Marchant,  14/07/2021 - Winfarthing

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Similar Norfolk Species
Pigmy Footman
Eilema pygmaeola
Common Footman
Eilema lurideola
Forewing: 15-18mm.
Flight: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Lichens.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
14/09/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
12/09/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
10/09/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
04/09/2021128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
04/09/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
Further info: Eilema complana
 
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