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Four-spotted Footman
Lithosia quadra (Linnaeus, 1758)
Erebidae: Arctiinae
2051 / 72.041
Photo © Melissa Banthorpe,  male Bromham 02/10/2013 - 3rd vc30 record

Similar Bedfordshire Species: None
Forewing: M 18-22mm. F 20-26mm.
Flight: One generation July-Sept.
Foodplant:   Dog Lichen and other lichens.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3

Bedfordshire status
Very rare immigrant

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 3 (14%) of 22 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1946.
Last Recorded in 2013.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
04/10/2013230TL04 - Bedford (South), Kempston
02/10/2013130TL05 - Bedford (North), Thurleigh
31/07/1946130SP93 - Woburn
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