Morley's Final Catalogue: One of our commonest Snout-moths, occurring everywhere in early July; especially noticed at Bentley Woods in 1894-5, at Monks Soham light in 1915-28 (Mly), and at Beccles (Mr).
Recent Suffolk Status: Common.
Life history: Single-brooded in the summer.
Identification: Similar to other species of Fan-foot. Common Fan-foot (extinct in the county) has a greyish forewing and a white hindwing. The scarce Shaded Fan-foot is smaller and has a straighter first cross-line and darker shading across the centre of the forewing. Small Fan-foot is the smallest species and the outer line curves to the top corner of the forewing.
Habitat: A wide variety of habitats including gardens.
Recorded in 50 (86%) of 58 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1894. Last Recorded in 2023. Additional Stats