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Dotted Fan-foot
Macrochilo cribrumalis (Hübner, 1793)
Erebidae: Herminiinae
2493 / 72.052
Photo © Dave Evans,  13th June 2014 Wells Pinewoods

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 13-14mm.
Flight: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Wood-sedge, Hairy Wood-rush and Field Wood-rush.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Resident.
Diagnostic white-fawn coloration and two rows of black dots.
Sedge-beds, fens, coastal marshes, heathland, woodland.
Becoming more widespread over the last few years.

Recorded in 56 (81%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
07/08/2020227TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
05/08/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
05/08/2020127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
05/08/2020128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
02/08/2020227TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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