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Gold Swift
Phymatopus hecta

(Linnaeus, 1758) 16 / 3.004
=Hepialus hecta

Recorded in 29 (50%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/06/2019125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
19/05/2018+26TL95 - Bradfield/Hitcham
30/06/2017125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
16/06/2017+25TM13 - Brantham/Holbrook
07/07/2016125TG40 - Belton/Burgh Castle
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Forewing: M 12-15mm. F 13-16mm.
Flight: One generation. June-July.
Foodplant:   Bracken
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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