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Four-spotted Footman
Lithosia quadra

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2051 / 72.041

General comments:
Rare immigrant.

There are just 17 records of this species, of which 10 are made post 2008, suggesting a small increase in frequency.

Recorded in 10 (24%) of 41 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1938.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/07/2022120TL23 - Letchworth / Baldock
21/09/2019120TL22 - Stevenage
08/07/2018120TL42 - Bishop's Stortford (N)
03/07/2018120SP90 - Berkhamsted
01/07/2018220TL22 - Stevenage
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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: 2
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