|72.044 ~ 2044 ~ Dingy Footman ~ Eilema griseola|
Resident. Common S,(C).
A very common & sometimes abundant species, which is found more often in lowland sites throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 32-40mm.
Common Footman, Buff Footman and Orange Footman.
Fens, marshes and other wet places.
Lichens and green algae growing on trees.
Overwinters as a larva. Larva mid August-late May. Pupates in the plant litter.
Photo by MDH, 1st Aug 2009, Llanfyllin
Photo by PRW, 13th Aug 2011, Gregynog
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Photo by PRW, 15th June 2010, Commins Coch