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Map-winged Swift
Korscheltellus fusconebulosa (DeGeer, 1778)
Hepialidae
18 / 3.003
Photo © Lee Gregory,  Ross-shire 2008

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Triodia sylvina
Forewing: 14-16mm.
Season: One generation. May-July.
Foodplant:   Bracken.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
No confirmed Norfolk records.

Map-like markings and chequered fringes unlike other swifts.
Moorland, heathland and open woodland.

Unverified records from the 1970s at Wheatfen and an unconfirmed pre 1960 BRC record card [MBGBI volume 1]

Verification Grade Comment: No modern-day records.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 1974.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
1974127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
1972127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
01/01/1940 to 31/12/1960+28TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
Further info: Korscheltellus fusconebulosa
 
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