Erebidae: Arctiinae

2039 (ABH72.042) Red-necked Footman Atolmis rubricollis, (Linnaeus, 1758)

KR10483

Carmarthenshire
Carmarthenshire
 Photo © Martin Lovell
Carmarthenshire
 Photo © Martin Lovell
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards
Freudenstadt, Germany, August 2013
Freudenstadt, Germany, August 2013
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Freudenstadt, Germany, August 2013
Freudenstadt, Germany, August 2013
 Photo © Peter Bissell


General Information

This species has unmistakable black wings and a red collar.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.
Both sexes come to light.
Flies during the day

Forewing length: 15-18mm.
Foodplant(s): arboreal lichen
Flying: One generation, June-July
UK Presence: Resident, Possible Immigrant
National status: Local

Habitat

Broadleaved and coniferous woodland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 10 (3.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in June 2017

Recorded date range (Adult): 08 June to 18 July


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