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Muslin Footman
Nudaria mundana (Linnaeus, 1761)
Erebidae: Arctiinae
2038 / 72.036
Photo © Dave Emley

Similar West Midlands Species
Round-winged Muslin
Thumatha senex
Forewing: 10-12mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Lichens
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3

A fairly common but local species.

A moth of open stony places with drystone walls or hedgerows. Not often in gardens.

Overwinters as a larva. Males come to light but females not often seen.

Note Similar to Round-winged Muslin but wings rather transparent and with two brownish and wavy cross-lines.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 78 (56%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1853.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
28/08/2022136SO54 - NE Hereford & Marden
14/08/2022136SO54 - NE Hereford & Marden
09/08/2022136SO54 - NE Hereford & Marden
08/08/2022136SO55 - Bodenham & Pudlestone
03/08/2022236SO54 - NE Hereford & Marden
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