The Fan-foot - Herminia tarsipennalis
Wingspan 30-35 mm. This species has similarities with some scarcer species but is generally plainer in appearance.
Well wooded areas, parks and gardens.
The flight period is during June and July, when the species comes to light.
The larvae feed on the withered leaves of a variety of trees and shrubs, and overwinter in this stage.
Relatively common over much of the Southern part of Britain, becoming less so further North.
Common in Leicestershire & Rutland. L&R Moth Group status = A (common and resident)
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