Hepialoidea

Hepialidae

Imago Distribution Map
Genus
Triodia
Species
sylvina
Author/Year
Linnaeus, 1761
English Vernacular
Orange Swift
French Vernacular
Sylvine
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 32-48mm

Imago: Univoltine, a species of rough grassland, very common and comes to light regularly.

Larva: Feed on the roots of bracken (Pteridium), dock (Rumex), dandelion (Taraxacum) and other herbaceous plants.

Overwinter: As a larva (twice)

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