Common Swift Korscheltellus lupulina
Common Swift Korscheltellus lupulina
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Common Swift Korscheltellus lupulina

(Linnaeus, 1758)

[Synonyms: Hepialus lupulinus]
Wingspan 25-40 mm.

The commonest of the Swift moths, distributed throughout Britain.

The adults fly in May and June.

Feeding on the roots of grasses and small plants, the larvae live underground.
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