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Common Footman
Eilema lurideola (Zincken, 1817)
Erebidae: Arctiinae
2050 / 72.045
Photo © Garry Barlow,  Cley Next the Sea, Norfolk.

Similar Norfolk Species
Dingy Footman
Eilema griseola
Scarce Footman
Eilema complana
Forewing: 14-17mm.
Season: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Lichens.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Diagnostic forewings are greenish-grey, with a leading yellow stripe, tapering to a point at the tip.
Many habitats, widespread.

Recorded in 68 (99%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/08/2019227TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
15/08/2019127TM18 - Diss
11/08/2019127TG14 - Sheringham
10/08/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
07/08/2019127TG20 - Norwich
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