Hepialidae
ABH BF

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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 63 (91%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
07/08/2014127TG14 - Sheringham
05/08/2014127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
29/07/2014127TG14 - Sheringham
28/07/2014127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
24/07/2014127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
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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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