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Shaded Fan-foot
Herminia tarsicrinalis (Knoch, 1782)
Erebidae: Herminiinae
2491 / 72.054
Photo © Brian Jones,  09/07/2013, West Caister, Norfolk, (new site)

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Forewing: 12-14mm.
Season: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Unknown.
Nat Status: Red Data Book
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Rare.
Occupies bramble (Rubus) thickets in deciduous woodland and very rarely moves far from these bushes.
Unknown in Britain until 1965.
Records from 1989 - 1991 from one woodland site in Norfolk. Unfortunately all bramble was removed from the site shortly after the discovery of the species! Rediscovered at this site in 2009.

Recorded along the Waveney valley in 2011/12. (B. Jones, 09/07/11), West Caister in 2013 (B. Jones, 09/07/13) and Winterton (M. Crossfield, 17.7.13).

Also recorded at Waveney Forest, Norfolk (VC25 - Suffolk) in 2011.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 6 (9%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1989.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/07/2019627TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
11/07/2019127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
09/07/2019127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
13/07/2018127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
10/07/2018527TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
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