|2049 ~ Buff Footman ~ Eilema depressa|
Resident. Common S,(C).
This is a local, but can be very common or abundant species and is found throughout, especially in the north of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 28-36mm.
Dingy Footman, Orange Footman.
Mostly long established broadleaf or mixed woodland.
Lichens and green algae growing on trees.
Overwinters as a small larva. Larva September-late June. Pupates in a cocoon formed in a bark crevice.
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Photo by MDH, 28th July 2009, Llanfyllin
Photo by PB, 27th July 2011, Morben ISAF
Pic shows f.unicolor