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Common Footman
Eilema lurideola (Zincken, 1817)
Erebidae: Arctiinae
2050 / 72.045
Photo © Matthew Casey,  20/06/2013 - costessey

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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 68 (92%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/09/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
17/09/2021227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
08/09/2021127TG01 - Lyng/N.Tuddenham
20/08/2021128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
20/08/2021127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
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