Sunday, 21 June 2015

Red-necked Footman - Flash Lane

Ken came across this Red-necked Footman today on Flash Lane. This is another scarce moth which appears to be moving in to the area. Like the Orange Footman it feeds on lichen growing on oaks Beech and Larch so these two species have similar habitat requirements.
Red-necked Footman (c. Ken Smith)

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