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Common Footman
Eilema lurideola (Zincken, 1817)
Erebidae: Arctiinae
2050 / 72.045
Photo © Craig Robson,  20/06/2017 - Norwich

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Forewing: 14-17mm.
Flight: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Lichens.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Diagnostic forewings are greenish-grey, with a leading yellow stripe, tapering to a point at the tip.
Many habitats, widespread.

Recorded in 67 (97%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/06/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
18/06/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
17/06/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
17/06/2021427TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
17/06/2021227TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
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