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Common Fan-foot
Pechipogo strigilata

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2488 / 72.056

Morley's Final Catalogue: Our commonest sylvan snout, frequent among undergrowth in late May. Always in Bentley Woods (Garrett, Pyett, Mly), Copdock (Hkg), Holbrook Park (C), Ipswich, Stowmarket. Mildenhall in June 1933 (Gd).

Recent Suffolk Status: Extinct.

Life history: Single-brooded in early summer.

Identification: Similar to other species of Fan-foot. Common Fan-foot has a greyish forewing and a white hindwing.

Habitat: Woodland.

Verification Grade Comment: Very scarce.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1933.
Last Recorded in 1935.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/05/1935 to 11/06/1935+25TM13 - Brantham/Holbrook
June 1933+26TL77 - Mildenhall
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Forewing: 14-16mm.
Flight: One generation May-June.
Foodplant:   Pedunculate Oak
Red List: Near Threatened (NT)
GB Status: Nationally Rare
BAP Status: Priority Species
Former Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 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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