Erebidae : Arctiinae
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Muslin Footman
Nudaria mundana

(Linnaeus, 1761) 2038 / 72.036

A fairly common but local species.

A moth of open stony places with drystone walls or hedgerows. Not often in gardens.

Overwinters as a larva. Males come to light but females not often seen.

Note Similar to Round-winged Muslin but wings rather transparent and with two brownish and wavy cross-lines.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 78 (56%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1853.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 10-12mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Lichens
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
28/08/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO54
14/08/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO54
09/08/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO54
08/08/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
03/08/20222VC36 - HerefordshireSO54

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