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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

None.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

Broadleaved woodland and conifer plantations.

Foodplant

Lichens and green algae growing on trees.

Lifestage data

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