Erebidae: Arctiinae

2037 (ABH72.035) Rosy Footman Miltochrista miniata, (Forster, 1771)

KR10475

 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Rosy Footman
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Holme Fen, August 2011
Holme Fen, August 2011
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Whitelye Moor, Gwent
Whitelye Moor, Gwent
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Whitelye, Monmouthshire, 1st Aug. 2004.
Whitelye, Monmouthshire, 1st Aug. 2004.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Whitelye, Monmouthshire, 1st Aug. 2004.
Whitelye, Monmouthshire, 1st Aug. 2004.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General InformationOverwinters as Overwinters as a larva.
Both sexes readily come to light, sometimes in numbers.
Often found at rest during day

Forewing length: 12-15mm.
Foodplant(s): Dog Lichen (Peltigera canina), arboreal lichen
Flying: One generation, mid June-early August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Habitat

Woodland, wooded heathland and hedgerows.

Regional Information

Recorded in 17 (6.3%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 30 May to 23 October


Local
Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Hairy
Colours:
Grey, black
No. of Proleg Pairs:
5