Erebidae: Arctiinae

2038 (ABH72.036) Muslin Footman Nudaria mundana, (Linnaeus, 1761)

KR10464

 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Muslin Footman
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Whitelye Moor, Gwent
Whitelye Moor, Gwent
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
on dry stone wall, Cumbria
on dry stone wall, Cumbria
 Photo © Peter Bissell
on dry stone wall, Cumbria
on dry stone wall, Cumbria
 Photo © Peter Bissell
on dry stone wall, Cumbria
on dry stone wall, Cumbria
 Photo © Peter Bissell


General Information

Pupates in a cocoon in a crevice.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a larva.
Male readily comes to light, sometimes in numbers. Female not.

Forewing length: 10-12mm.
Foodplant(s): lichen
Flying: One generation, late June-early August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Habitat

Open, stone places, walls and hedgerows.

Regional Information

Recorded in 12 (4.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2013

Recorded date range (Adult): 24 June to 25 July

Similar Species
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Round-winged Muslin Thumatha senex

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