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Speckled Footman
Coscinia cribraria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Erebidae: Arctiinae
2053 / 72.032
Photo © Anne Mansfield,  Ridlington 03/07/15 - New for Norfolk

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 15-18mm
Flight: July - August
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Nat Status: Red Data Book
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Rare immigrant in Norfolk.

A rare and local species, confined to the heathland areas of southern Dorset. Occasional migrants of the continental subspecies arenaria also turn up in southern England.

Priority species under the UK Biodiversity Action Plan

New for Norfolk in 2015, when a presumed migrant was recorded in east Norfolk at Ridlington VC27 (A. Mansfield, 03/07/15)

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2015.
Last Recorded in 2015.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/07/2015127TG33 - Bacton
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