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Rosy Footman
Miltochrista miniata (Forster, 1771)
Erebidae: Arctiinae
2037 / 72.035
Photo © Peter Hall

Similar West Midlands Species: None
Forewing: 12-15mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Lichens
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2

A common and increasing resident in the south. Absent from the north.

A species of broadleaved woodland, wooded heathland and well-wooded hedgerows.

Overwinters as a larva. Adults come to light.

Verification Grade Comment: Photo needed away from known sites.

Recorded in 41 (29%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1853.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
15/08/2020136SO55 - Bodenham & Pudlestone
15/08/2020136SO52 - Hoarwithy & Llangarron
14/08/2020136SO51 - Doward & Goodrich
13/08/2020236SO75 - Bringsty & Broadwas
12/08/2020236SO74 - Colwall & Malvern Hills AONB
Further info: Miltochrista miniata
 
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