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Common Footman
Eilema lurideola (Zincken, 1817)
Erebidae: Arctiinae
2050 / 72.045
Photo © Dave Appleton,  13/05/2018 - North Elmham Cathedral Meadows

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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
17/09/2021227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
20/08/2021128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
20/08/2021127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
20/08/2021127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
19/08/2021128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
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