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Scarce Footman
Eilema complana (Linnaeus, 1758)
Erebidae: Arctiinae
2047 / 72.046
Photo © Kevin Leighton,  09/07/2012 - Stow Bardolph

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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 07.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/08/2020128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
09/08/2020128TF90 - Watton/Shipdham
09/08/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
09/08/2020+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
08/08/2020228TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
Further info: Eilema complana
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