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Common Footman
Eilema lurideola (Zincken, 1817)
Erebidae: Arctiinae
2050 / 72.045
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Forewing: 14-17mm.
Flight: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Lichens.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB 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 (92%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2022.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/06/2022328TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
30/06/2022928TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
30/06/20221428TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
30/06/20221428TF83 - N.Creake/Syderstone
30/06/2022627TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
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