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Rosy Footman
Miltochrista miniata

(Forster, 1771) 2037 / 72.035

Morley's Final Catalogue: Distinctly local; usually only in woods. Bentley, Freston, Needham, Glemham Magna, Leiston, Lowestoft: ante 1890. Waldringfield (Wlr); Copdock in 1894-8 (Hkg); Belstead Wood, very common in 1899 (Platten); Bentley Woods rare, and singly at Wenhaston Heath and Barnby Broad (Mly); Henham (Btn); Fritton in 1934 (Mr). One yellow form at light at Bungay (Mn).

Recent status: Locally common along mainly along the Sandlings and the Breck.

Identification: Unmistakable.

Habitat: Broad-leaved woodland and heathland.

Recorded in 43 (74%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1894.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/08/2021126TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
25/08/2021126TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
24/08/2021126TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
24/08/2021+25TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston
24/08/2021125TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston
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Forewing: 12-15mm.
Flight: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Dog Lichen and other lichens
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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