Irish moths

The Fan-foot

Family: Noctuidae       Sub-family: Hermininae

2489     *     The Fan-foot     *     Zanclognatha tarsipennalis

Widespread, common
Wingspan: 30-35mm. Outer cross-line +/- straight

Flight time: June-August
Habitat: Broadleaved woodland, hedgerows, gardens

Larvae feed on withered leaves, including those of Oak, Beech, Bramble

Similar: Small Fan-foot. Outer cross-line curved

Photographs: Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. 2010

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