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. Additional Stats