Hepialidae
ABH BF

Photo © Gary White,  07/08/2013 - North Walsham

Similar Norfolk Species
Common Swift
Korscheltellus lupulina
Map-winged Swift
Korscheltellus fusconebulosa
 
Orange Swift
15 Triodia sylvina
(Linnaeus, 1761) 3.001
=Hepialus sylvina
Norfolk status
Waste ground, moorland and other wild places.
Latest flying of our swifts.
Males smaller and more brightly coloured than the females.
Overwinters twice as larva.
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Forewing: M 12-18mm F 15-26mm.
Season: One generation. June-Sept.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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