3.002 .... B&F 0017
Common Swift Korscheltellus lupulina (Linnaeus, 1758) .... Formerly known as Hepialus lupulinus
Status .....Very common and widespread in grassy areas and occasionally in gardens across the whole of Nottinghamshire.
Photographed at Lound Wood May 2003
Gold Swift Phymatopus hecta (For comparison)
Photographed at Hare Hill Wood May 2003
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Common Swift
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Colin Watkin. Graham and Anona Finch. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Phil Lee. Sean Tobin. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Wil Heeney. Tim Sexton. Dave Morton. Mark Dennis (Colwick Park Bird Reports 1993-2001). Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Dave Morton. Andy Ashley. Robert and Jill Carlyle. Michael Blount. Graham Birkett. NBGRC. Graham Birkett. Phil Cadman. Steven Chick. Andy Ashley. Ian Blackmore-Allen.  Meg Skinner. Charles Cannon. Caron Stubbs (Ransom Wood Moth Trapping Results 2010-2013). Tom Shields. Jason Reece and Lily Reece. Andy Adcock.

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Updated August 2021

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