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Red-necked Footman
Atolmis rubricollis

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2039 / 72.042

An uncommon but increasing species.

A moth of woodland, including conifers.

Overwinters as a pupa while the adults are attracted to light.

Recorded in 54 (39%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1870.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 15-18mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Lichens
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
09/07/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO75
28/06/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSO88
28/06/20192VC36 - HerefordshireSO63
30/06/20181VC37 - WorcestershireSO97
29/06/20181VC39 - StaffordshireSJ84

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