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Small Fan-foot
Herminia grisealis ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Erebidae: Herminiinae
2492 / 72.055
Photo © Susie Turner,  05.07.2012 TG10

Similar Norfolk Species
Herminia tarsipennalis
Shaded Fan-foot
Herminia tarsicrinalis
Forewing: 11-13mm.
Flight: 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 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/08/2020+27TG13 - Baconsthorpe
02/08/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
29/07/2020127TG24 - Cromer
26/07/2020+27TG13 - Baconsthorpe
26/07/2020127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
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