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

Life history: Single-brooded in the summer. Autumn records are starting to become more regular in recent years.

Identification: Unmistakable.

Habitat: Broad-leaved woodland and heathland.

Recorded in 47 (81%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1894.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/10/2023125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
08/10/2023125TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston
25/09/2023125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
17/09/2023+25TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
15/09/2023125TM13 - Brantham/Holbrook
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Forewing: 12-15mm.
Flight: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Dog Lichen and other lichens
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 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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