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Similar Norfolk Species
Orange Swift
Triodia sylvina
Gold Swift
Phymatopus hecta
Common Swift
17 Korscheltellus lupulina
(Linnaeus, 1758) 3.002
=Hepialus lupulinus
Norfolk status
Most common of our swift moths. Female larger than the male, markings on males also vary greatly.

Grassland, gardens, roadsides, fens etc.

Recorded in 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/09/2014128TF91 - Dereham
27/08/2014127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
07/08/2014128TF52 - Terrington
19/07/2014127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
05/07/2014128TF94 - Wells/Stiffkey
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Forewing: M 11-16mm. F 15-20mm.
Season: One generation. May-July.
Foodplant:   Grasses, Herbaceous plants
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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