Photo © Gary White,  06/06/2014 - Pigneys

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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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/07/2014128TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
12/07/2014127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
21/06/2014127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
09/06/2014127TG14 - Sheringham
06/06/20145027TG23 - 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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