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Small Fan-foot
Herminia grisealis ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Erebidae: Herminiinae
Photo © Susie Turner,  05.07.2012 TG10

Similar Norfolk Species
Herminia tarsipennalis
Shaded Fan-foot
Herminia tarsicrinalis
Forewing: 11-13mm.
Season: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Pedunculate Oak, birches, Hazel, Hawthorn and sallows.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Smaller than other 'fan-foot' species.
Diagnostic third cross-line, which is curved and extends to forewing tip, unlike other similar species.
Broad-leaved woodland, scrub, fens, heathland and gardens.

Recorded in 63 (91%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/06/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
09/06/2019127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
25/05/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
04/09/2018127TG20 - Norwich
03/08/2018127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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