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Ghost Moth
Hepialus humuli

(Linnaeus, 1758) 3.005/14
Norfolk status
Male white (Re English name "Ghost")
Female yellow, marked with orange.
Largest of our Swift moths.

Recorded in 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/07/2019127TM18 - Diss
09/07/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
07/07/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
05/07/2019+28TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
01/07/2019127TG33 - Bacton
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Forewing: M 21-29mm. F 21-35mm.
Season: One generation. June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Grasses, Herbaceous plants
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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