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Atolmis rubricollis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Red-necked Footman
72.0420 (B&F: 2039)


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

Resident, reinforced by occasional immigration. The moth usually occurs singly or sparingly in a wide range of habitats, although it is fairly common to common at mv light amongst some deciduous woodlands. Extremely local and very irregular in appearance away from its headquarters. Single-brooded, flying mainly from early June to late July, occasionally from the third week of May. Larvae feed on unidentified lichens growing “ on the stems and branches of many forest trees and sometimes old park palings”, including branches of oak and beech. (Pratt, 2011)

Atolmis rubricollis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Bracklesham, 10 vi 2014
Photo: Derek Lee
Atolmis rubricollis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Bracklesham, 01 vi 2015
Photo: Derek Lee
Atolmis rubricollis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Bexhill, 01 vii 2015
Photo: Keith Alexander
Atolmis rubricollis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Etchingham, 02 vii 2015
Photo: Caroline Moore
Atolmis rubricollis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Steyning, 26 vi 2013
Photo: Olly Ellis
Atolmis rubricollis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Friston Forest, 18 vi 2011
Photo: Bob Eade
Atolmis rubricollis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Park Corner Heath, 11 vi 2008
Photo: Michael Blencowe

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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