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Map-winged Swift
Korscheltellus fusconebulosa (DeGeer, 1778)
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Photo © Brian Jones,  Castleton, Derbyshire, 2/7/2018

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Forewing: 14-16mm.
Flight: One generation. May-July.
Foodplant:   Bracken.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 1974.

Latest 10 Records
1974127TG30Rockland Broad / Wheatfen
1972127TG30Rockland Broad / Wheatfen
1940 to 1960+28TF84Burnham / Holkham
Further info: Korscheltellus fusconebulosa
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