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Dotted Fan-foot
Macrochilo cribrumalis (Hübner, 1793)
Erebidae: Herminiinae
2493 / 72.052
Photo © Ben Coleman,  BBC N Deavour Moth Group - Hickling Broad 14/06/16

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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
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 54 (78%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/07/2019+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
24/07/2019127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
24/07/2019627TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
23/07/2019327TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
23/07/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
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