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Ghost Moth
Hepialus humuli

(Linnaeus, 1758) 14 / 3.005

Bedfordshire status
Common resident

Verification Grade Comment: Acceptable flight time in county: 1 June to 15 August - a photo will be required if reported outside these dates

Recorded in 21 (95%) of 22 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1798.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
04/08/2022130TL14 - Biggleswade (West), Sandy
27/07/2022130TL14 - Biggleswade (West), Sandy
12/07/2022130TL04 - Bedford (South), Kempston
12/07/2022130TL16 - Staploe, Eaton Ford
11/07/2022130TL02 - Luton, Sundon, Toddington
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Forewing: M 21-29mm. F 21-35mm.
Flight: One generation. June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Grasses, Herbaceous plants
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
BAP Status: Declining (Research only)
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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