Prev | Next  
Photo © Neil Sherman,  Nethybridge, East Inverness-shire, Scotland. July 2018

Similar Suffolk Species
Orange Swift
Triodia sylvina
Upload a Photo
Map-winged Swift
Korscheltellus fusconebulosa

(DeGeer, 1778) 18 / 3.003
=Hepialus fusconebulosa

Morley's Final Catalogue: Eye in August 1859.

Recent Suffolk status: Not currently known to occur in the county. A more northern and western species in the UK in recent times.

Life history: Single-brooded, flying in late spring/early summer.

Identification: A large species of Swift moth. Marbled map-like patterning with chequered wing fringes quite distinctive. Plain f. gallica has brown wings with a single white spot. Any records will require a clear photograph for confirmation.

Habitats: Moorland, heathland and open woodlands.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (2%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1859.
Last Recorded in 1859.
Additional Stats

< Common Swift  |  Gold Swift >

List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
August 1859+25TM17 - Eye/Hoxne
Show Details | 1990 to 2022 | 2000 to 2022 | Graph Key
Express Record Map-winged Swift
We need your records!
Do you have records of Map-winged Swift?
Put your own dot on the map!

Copyright © Jim Wheeler 2023

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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
 Immature Adult
Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ - Suffolk 2023. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2023. Data © NOLA™ - Suffolk 2023
We use cookies to personalise content and enhance your experience. By clicking OK or using this site, you consent to the use of cookies unless you disable them. Cookies Policy