Hepialidae
ABH BF

Photo © Brian Jones,  3/7/2014 Fritton Lake

Similar Norfolk Species
Common Swift
Korscheltellus lupulina
 
Gold Swift
16 Phymatopus hecta
(Linnaeus, 1758) 3.004
=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 2014.

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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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