Hepialidae
ABH BF

Photo © Ian Walker,  05/08/2008 - Hilltop, Cley, Norfolk

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.

Recorded in 64 (93%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/06/2014927TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
20/09/2013127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
18/09/2013127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
11/09/2013127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
09/09/2013127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
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Copyright © Jim Wheeler 2014
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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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