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Common Footman
Eilema lurideola (Zincken, 1817)
Erebidae: Arctiinae
2050 / 72.045
Photo © Rhonda Pike,  22/07/2013 - Garden

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Forewing: 14-17mm.
Flight: 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 67 (97%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/03/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
10/03/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
14/02/2020128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
26/12/2019128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
10/12/2019128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
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