I just wanted to put a post up relating to possible Hoary Footman records. I thought I had one in my garden a few years ago - looked just like a pale Scarce Footman, which was what I though Hoary looked like. However, on dissection it proved to be just a pale Scarce Footman.
Hoary has apparently become established in London, and it is highly likely that it is on the increase, but even so, please don't assume that because it is rolled up and pale that it is Hoary. Check the colour of the hindwings, and if in doubt send it to me for a more intimate look.