Photo © Andy Clements,  05/07/2013 - Great Bircham

  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Ghost Moth
Hepialus humuli

(Linnaeus, 1758) 3.005/14
Norfolk status
Male white (Re English name "Ghost")
Female yellow, marked with orange.
Largest of our Swift moths.

Recorded in 64 (93%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2016.

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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
07/08/2016127TM19 - Flordon/Long Stratton
06/08/2016127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
02/08/2016127TG14 - Sheringham
02/08/2016328TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
31/07/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Forewing: M 21-29mm. F 21-35mm.
Season: One generation. June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Grasses, Herbaceous plants
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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