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Nudaria mundana (Linnaeus, 1761)

Muslin Footman
72.0360 (B&F: 2038)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Noctuoidea
    »Family: Erebidae
      »Subfamily: Arctiinae
        »Tribe: Lithosiini

Resident. In serious danger of extinction in both vice-counties. Occurs singly at mv light in a few dykes and rivers. Extremely local and distinctly episodic in appearance. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late June to late July, occasionally from mid June or to early August. The larval foodplants have not been recorded from Sussex but unidentified “small lichens” growing on stone walls, fences, and bushes, have been mentioned elsewhere. (Pratt, 2011)

Nudaria mundana (Linnaeus, 1761)
Herstmonceux, 06 vii 2019
Photo: Caroline Moore
Nudaria mundana (Linnaeus, 1761)
Etchingham, 04 vii 2009
Photo: Caroline Moore
Nudaria mundana (Linnaeus, 1761)
Larva under loose sycamore bark
Gloucestershire, 26 iv 2012
Photo: Tony Davis

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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