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Orange Swift
Triodia sylvina (Linnaeus, 1761)
Hepialidae
3.001/15
Photo © Linda S,  West Walton

Similar Norfolk Species
Common Swift
Korscheltellus lupulina
Map-winged Swift
Korscheltellus fusconebulosa
Forewing: M 12-18mm F 15-26mm.
Season: One generation. June-Sept.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/09/2018128TF41 - W.Walton/Walpole
18/09/2018127TG33 - Bacton
17/09/2018127TM18 - Diss
13/09/2018227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
12/09/2018128TF41 - W.Walton/Walpole
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