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Eilema griseola (Dingy Footman Moth)


Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Afon Teifi/ River Teifi 1768 Wales, United Kingdom  
Avon Gorge Woodlands 376 England, United Kingdom
Burnham Beeches 946 England, United Kingdom  
Dorset Heaths (Purbeck and Wareham) and Studland Dunes 5491 England, United Kingdom
Dungeness 7966 England, United Kingdom
Fenland 1529 England, United Kingdom
Fenn`s, Whixall, Bettisfield, Wem and Cadney Mosses 2346 England/Wales, United Kingdom  
Isles of Scilly Complex 66350 England, United Kingdom    
Lizard Point 34565 England, United Kingdom    
Morecambe Bay 151985 England, United Kingdom
Pen Llyn a`r Sarnau/ Lleyn Peninsula and the Sarnau 360832 Wales, United Kingdom
Salisbury Plain 52975 England, United Kingdom
Severn Estuary/ Môr Hafren 182155 England/Wales, United Kingdom
Solent Maritime 27985 England, United Kingdom
South Dartmoor Woods 5330 England, United Kingdom
South Wight Maritime 49082 England, United Kingdom
The Broads 14554 England, United Kingdom  
The New Forest 72309 England, United Kingdom


Prey / Diet

Alnus glutinosa (European alder)[1]
Arctium minus (Common Burdock)[1]
Eupatorium cannabinum (Hemp-agrimony)[1]
Heracleum sphondylium subsp. granatense[2]
Lactuca sativa (Lettuce)[1]
Polygonum aviculare subsp. aviculare (prostrate knotweed)[1]
Pseudaulacaspis pentagona (mulberry scale)[3]
Salix caprea (goat willow)[1]
Salix cinerea (large gray willow)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Acronicta alni (Alder Moth)3
Acronicta leporina (miller)3
Biston betularia (peppered moth)3
Bombus lucorum (White-tailed bumblebee)3
Byctiscus betulae (Hazel Leaf Roller)3
Cabera exanthemata (Common Wave Moth)3
Callogaeana festiva3
Conistra vaccinii (Chestnut)3
Cryptorhynchus lapathi3
Cybosia mesomella (Four-dotted Footman Moth)3
Cyclophora pendularia (Dingy Mocha)3
Epinotia cruciana3
Epione repandaria (Bordered Beauty)3
Eriogaster lanestris (Small Eggar)3
Eupithecia vulgata (Common Pug Moth)3
Euxoa nigricans (Garden Dart)3
Lacanobia thalassina (Pale-shouldered Brocade)3
Macrothylacia rubi (Fox Moth)3
Neomyia cornicina3
Orgyia antiqua (Rusty Tussock Moth)3
Orthosia gothica (Hebrew Character)3
Papestra biren (Glaucous Shears)4
Pelosia muscerda (Dotted Footman)3
Phalera bucephala (Buff-tip)3
Poecilocampa populi (December Moth)3
Polia bombycina (Pale Shining Brown)3
Ptilodon capucina (Coxcomb Prominent)3
Ribautiana tenerrima (Bramble leafhopper)3
Saturnia pavonia (Emperor moth)3
Scathophaga stercoraria (Common Yellow Dung Fly)3
Smerinthus ocellata3


Pollinator of 
Heracleum sphondylium subsp. granatense[2]




Attributes / relations provided by
1Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
2Ecology of Commanster
3Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Protected Areas provided by GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
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