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Dotted Fan-foot
Macrochilo cribrumalis (Hübner, 1793)
Erebidae: Herminiinae
2493 / 72.052
Photo © Dave Jones,  12/07/2015 - Stoke Holy Cross

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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
12/07/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
11/07/2020827TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
10/07/2020227TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
10/07/2020127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
09/07/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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