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Dotted Footman, Heeswijk-Dinther, Netherlands Found on grass on a very hot day. Named "Little Mouse Bear" in dutch, but I don't know why. Common in the Netherlands and Belgium. Europe,Heeswijk-Dinther,Netherlands,Pelosia muscerda,World Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Dotted Footman, Heeswijk-Dinther, Netherlands

Found on grass on a very hot day. Named "Little Mouse Bear" in dutch, but I don't know why. Common in the Netherlands and Belgium.

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''Pelosia muscerda'', the dotted footman, is a species of moth of the family Erebidae. It is found in the Palearctic ecozone. The wingspan is 24–28 mm. The moth flies from June to September depending on the location.
The larvae feed on lichens and algae.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by fchristant
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Uploaded Aug 11, 2018. Captured Jul 7, 2018 14:01.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/11.0
  • 1/60s
  • ISO64
  • 105mm