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72.055 ~ 2492 ~ Small Fan-foot ~ Herminia grisealis
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A common species, found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 24-28mm.

Confusion species

Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Broadleaf woodland, hedgerows, scrub and gardens.


Withered & healthy leaves of pedunculate oak, downy birch, hazel, bird cherry & hawthorn. Also recorded on bramble & traveller's-joy.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as pupa in debris or crevice in bark. Larva July-Oct.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PB, 23rd May 2010, Morben Isaf