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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 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/06/2019+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
23/06/2019427TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
22/06/2019128TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
21/06/2019527TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
20/06/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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Forewing: M 11-16mm. F 15-20mm.
Season: One generation. May-July.
Foodplant:   Grasses, Herbaceous plants
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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