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Scarce Footman
Eilema complana (Linnaeus, 1758)
Erebidae: Arctiinae
2047 / 72.046
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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 67 (97%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
02/07/2020128TF90 - Watton/Shipdham
01/07/2020228TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
01/07/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
01/07/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
01/07/2020227TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
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