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Pigmy Footman
Eilema pygmaeola (Doubleday, 1847)
Erebidae: Arctiinae
2046 / 72.048
Photo © Neil Bowman,  Eccles 02/08/2011

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Forewing: 10-15mm.
Flight: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Lichens.
Red List: Near Threatened (NT)
GB Status: Nationally Rare
Former Status: Red Data Book
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Status
Resident and suspected immigrant.
Ssp. pygmaeola locally found on East coast from Winterton to Waxham (including Winterton Dunes NNR) with occasional sightings elsewhere in the region.
Vagrants from resident colonies are occasionally recorded.

Recorded in 9 (12%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2024.
Additional Stats

Latest 10 Records
Date#VC10kArea
23/06/2024127TG42Eccles
09/08/2023127TG42Eccles
26/07/2023127TG42Horsey
30/07/2022227TG41Winterton
16/07/2022127TG42Waxham
12/07/2022127TG42Eccles
12/07/2022127TG42Eccles
11/08/2021127TG42Eccles
04/08/2021127TG41Winterton
28/07/2021127TG33Ridlington
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