Hepialidae
ABH BF

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
 
Ghost Moth
14 Hepialus humuli
(Linnaeus, 1758) 3.005
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
24/07/2014127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
21/07/2014127TG14 - Sheringham
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Copyright © Jim Wheeler 2014
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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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