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Muslin Footman
Nudaria mundana

(Linnaeus, 1761) 2038 / 72.036

Morley's Final Catalogue: Anything but common. Recorded from Needham, Blaxhall, Aldeburgh, Beccles and Yarmouth: ante 1890; Hemley in 1904 (Wlr); Henham and Wrentham in 1936 (Gd); but never seen by me through forty years (Mly).

Recent Suffolk status: Scarce with a mainly north-easterly distribution in the county. Spreading southwards.

Life history: Single-brooded in the summer.

Identification: Compare with Round-winged Muslin, which has much rounder wings.

Habitat: Woodland and gardens.

Recorded in 17 (29%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1904.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/07/2023125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
28/07/2023+25TM58 - Carlton Colville/Kessingland
28/07/2023+25TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston
27/07/2023125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
25/07/2023125TM47 - Blythburgh/Dunwich
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Forewing: 10-12mm.
Flight: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Lichens
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ - Suffolk 2024. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2024. Data © NOLA™ - Suffolk 2024
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