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Small Fan-foot
Herminia grisealis ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Erebidae: Herminiinae
2492 / 72.055
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Similar Norfolk Species
Fan-foot
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.
Widespread.

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

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/07/2019128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
24/07/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
24/07/2019627TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
20/07/2019228TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
17/07/2019127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
Further info: Herminia grisealis
 
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