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Common Footman

Observed: 27th July 2013 By: nightflynightfly’s reputation in Invertebratesnightfly’s reputation in Invertebratesnightfly’s reputation in Invertebratesnightfly’s reputation in Invertebratesnightfly’s reputation in Invertebrates
27 jULY 013 (197)
27 jULY 013 (174)
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Sorry, I meant to say I think

Sorry, I meant to say I think these are Common Footman.

Cathal.

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id

is there anything similar to this? I found one yesterday and thought it looked quite wierd, very flat a bit like a long bug. Thanks for saving me time looking it up..

Jeremy

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Hi Jeremy, There are a few

Hi Jeremy,

There are a few similar looking Footman moths with subtle differences. Buff Footman, Northern Footman and Scarce Footman for example.

Cathal.

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thanks

ah yes, here they are in my book. And I've just checked my photos, it's got the same greyish 'covering' over the back, though the legs on yours seem much paler. I expect that's just variation then or perhaps gender

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