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18 Map-winged Swift Korscheltellus fusconebulosa

(De Geer, 1778)

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Map-winged Swift  Korscheltellus fusconebulosa (Adult)

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Littleborough, Lancashire

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Littleborough, Lancashire

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18 Map-winged Swift Korscheltellus fusconebulosa

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Map-winged Swift Korscheltellus fusconebulosa

(De Geer, 1778)

Wingspan 30-35 mm.

Often associated with moorland, this species is generally distributed across Britain, but is local in some parts.

The larvae live underground and feed on the roots of Bracken.

The adults fly in June and July.

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