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Common Footman

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Peter Orchard

Flies in July and August and is widespread and common throughout Dorset although rarely seen by day; its larvae tend to feed on lichens growing on trees, fences and rocks



Common Name Common Footman
Scientific Name Eilema lurideola
Species Group Moths 416 478 Tigers Ermines and Footmen
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Moths 416 478 Tigers Ermines and Footmen