72.049 .... B&F 2043
Orange Footman Eilema sororcula (Hufnagel, 1766)
Status .....Formerly scarce, but has greatly increased its range in Nottinghamshire over the past decade or so. Now common at many sites and will turn up at MV lights operated in urban areas.
Photographed at Clipstone Old Quarter May 2011
Early stages                            
Full grown larva. Photographed at Nettleworth Manor July 2011
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Orange Footman
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Colin Watkin. Graham and Anona Finch. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth reports 2003-2012). Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. David Hursthouse. Sean Tobin. Dave Morton. Andy Ashley. David Yates. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2014). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2015). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2016). Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2017). NBGRC. Martin Gray. Phil Cadman. Iain Leach, Kate Harte and Paul Baker (Budby South Forest Moth Trapping Results). Tom Shields. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2018). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2019). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2020). Jason Reece and Lily Reece. Andy Adcock.

You can contribute your own records to help us gain an accurate status of this species in Nottinghamshire. Send an Excel spreadsheet of your records via the 'contact us' link at the top of the homepage.

Updated August 2021

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