Photo © Richard Brunton,  27/06/2016 - Fakenham.

Similar Norfolk Species
Orange Swift
Triodia sylvina
Gold Swift
Phymatopus hecta
Common Swift
Korscheltellus lupulina

(Linnaeus, 1758) 3.002/17
=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 15.
Last Recorded in 2016.

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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/08/2016128TF52 - Terrington
15/07/2016128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
01/07/2016128TF91 - Dereham
01/07/2016127TM39 - Loddon/Ditchingham
30/06/2016628TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
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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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