2046 Pigmy Footman, (Eilema pygmaeola)

Recorded size range of fully grown larvae - 15 to 18mm

Single-brooded, overwinters as a small larva

Usual larval stage August to mid-June

Adult forewing -10 to 15mm. Flies mid-July to August

Larval foodplants : Lichens and algae on stones, plant stems and posts

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