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Muslin Footman
Nudaria mundana
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Round-winged Muslin
Thumatha senex

(Hübner, 1808) 2035 / 72.037

Morley's Final Catalogue: Very locally common in broad marshes. Needham, Stowmarket, Leiston, Beccles, Lowestoft: ante 1890. Henham in 1936 (Gd) and Ipswich, very rare at light (Pyett, Mly); numerous at Hemley in 1902-3 (Wlr); and plentiful at dusk at Beccles (Trans.ii., 292). Dunwich salt-marshes in 1937 (Hawley).

Recent Suffolk Status: Locally common, particularly widespread in coastal wetlands.

Life history: Single-brooded in the summer.

Identification: Compare with Muslin Footman.

Habitat: Marshes, fens, damp grassland.

Recorded in 46 (79%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1902.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/08/2023125TM49 - Somerleyton/Beccles
04/08/2023125TM38 - Bungay/Rumburgh
28/07/2023125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
27/07/2023126TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
24/07/2023125TM45 - Aldeburgh/Orford
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Forewing: 10-11mm.
Flight: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Lichens and mosses
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 2023. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2023. Data © NOLA™ - Suffolk 2023
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