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72.042 ~ 2039 ~ Red-necked Footman ~ Atolmis rubricollis
UK Status

Resident. Local S,WC,(N)

Montgomeryshire Status

A fairly common species.

Wingspan :  M & F, 28-36mm.

Confusion species

Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Broadleaved woodland and conifer plantations.


Lichens and green algae growing on trees.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa in a cocoon formed in the debris. Larva August-October.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 20th June 2012, Commins Coch

Photo by GO, 25th May 2017, Llanymynech

Photo by PB, 26th Aug 2009, Cors Dyfi