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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 63 (91%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/08/2015128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
18/08/2015128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
08/08/2015127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
06/08/2015127TG14 - Sheringham
04/08/2015128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
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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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