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Hepialus humuli (Linnaeus, 1758)

     Hepialus humuli humuli (Linnaeus, 1758)
     Hepialus humuli thulensis Newman, 1865

Ghost Moth
3.0050 (B&F: 14)

»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Hepialoidea
    »Family: Hepialidae

A resident species generally occurring sparingly at mv light in a wide range of grassy habitats. Often fairly common and occasionally very common at dusk in a few special spots. Thinly distributed throughout, but extremely local and very irregular in any real numbers. Single-brooded, flying mainly from mid-June to late July. Larvae feed on the roots of various herbaceous plants. (Pratt, 2011)

Hepialus humuli (Linnaeus, 1758)
Steyning, 19 vi 2015
Photo: Olly Ellis
Hepialus humuli (Linnaeus, 1758)
Arun Valley, 04 vi 2017
Photo: Dave Green
Hepialus humuli (Linnaeus, 1758)
Findon, 31 vii 2020
Photo: John Christleib
Hepialus humuli (Linnaeus, 1758)
Kingsham, xx 2002
Photo: Sarah Patton
Hepialus humuli (Linnaeus, 1758)
Warnham LNR, 03 vi 2006
Photo: Sam Bayley
Hepialus humuli (Linnaeus, 1758)
Friston Forest, 27 vi 2008
Photo: Michael Blencowe
Hepialus humuli (Linnaeus, 1758)
Park Corner Heath, 08 vi 2008
Photo: Sandra Solly

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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