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Orange Swift
Triodia sylvina (Linnaeus, 1761)
Hepialidae
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Photo © Kevin Leighton,  11/08/2012 - Stow Bardolph

Similar Norfolk Species
Common Swift
Korscheltellus lupulina
Map-winged Swift
Korscheltellus fusconebulosa
Forewing: M 12-18mm F 15-26mm.
Flight: 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 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/09/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
12/09/2019128TF50 - Upwell/Marshland
12/09/2019227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
10/09/2019228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
10/09/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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