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Climate Change Indicators - Abundance of the Common Footman Moth

The Common Footman moth (Eilema lurideola) is a widespread species in the UK's woodlands. Many invertebrate species are very responsive to climatic fluctuations and the abundance of this species has been shown to correlate with the mean July-August temperature.  If average summer temperatures increase we might expect an increase in the number of Common Footman moths.

Please click on the markers to see the graphs.  You can also view the graphs side-by-side to aid comparison.

 

 

Image Source:
http://ukmoths.org.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

  


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