Hepialidae
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Orange Swift
Triodia sylvina

(Linnaeus, 1761) 3.001/15
=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 65 (94%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2018.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/09/2018127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
10/09/2018127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
09/09/2018128TF90 - Watton/Shipdham
09/09/2018127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
09/09/2018128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
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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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