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Similar Norfolk Species
Common Swift
Korscheltellus lupulina
Gold Swift
Phymatopus hecta

(Linnaeus, 1758) 3.004/16
=Hepialus hecta
Norfolk status
Bands on forewing run parallel unlike other swift moths.

Mainly open woodland, heath and rough grassland.

Recorded in 46 (67%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/06/2015127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
26/06/2015127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
25/06/2015+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
20/06/2015+28TL98 - Brettenham/Harling
12/06/20152527TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
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Forewing: M 12-15mm. F 13-16mm.
Season: One generation. June-July.
Foodplant:   Bracken
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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