Noctuoidea

Lithosiinae

Imago
Genus
Eilema
Species
depressa
Author/Year
Esper, 1787
English Vernacular
Buff Footman
French Vernacular
Manteau Chamoise
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 28-36mm

Imago: Bivoltine, a species encountered in mixed woodland, heathland, scrubland and gardens which is attracted to light.

Larva: Polyphagous, feeding on different lichens and algae growing on coniferous and broadleaved trees

Overwinter: As a larva

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