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Orange Swift
Triodia sylvina (Linnaeus, 1761)
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Photo © Jim Swalwell,  Sandringham, 10/08/13

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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 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
20/06/2021127TG03 - Holt/Swanton Novers
12/06/2021128TF90 - Watton/Shipdham
06/06/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
20/09/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
17/09/2020128TF41 - W.Walton/Walpole
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