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03.002 Korscheltellus lupulina - Common Swift

Common Swift (Korscheltellus lupulina) - female
Common Swift (Korscheltellu...

Species account from Moths of Glamorgan
(Gilmore, Slade & Stewart, 2009):

Flying from May to mid July with a partial second generation in August. Found in most grassland habitats. Comes to light, usually within the first hour after sunset.



10km Distribution Map

Blue squares represent records from before 2000, Red squares are post 2000 records.

Tetrad Distribution Map

Blue squares represent records from before 2000, Red squares are post 2000 records.

  = pre 2000 records
  = post 2000 records (inclusive)

Moth Records (1 to 50 of 1337)

Site Gridref Quantity Date Recorder More Info
"Llanishen, Cardiff" ST168819 1 11 Jun 2001 Mike Powell
Barry (Sherbourne Close) ST099696 1 31 May 2020 Stephen Passey
"Penylan (Rothamsted), Cardiff" ST199789 1 15 Jun 1982 "Roger Smith, Vicki Smith"
"Richmond Terrace, Swansea" SS641933 0 1978 to 1979 Ian Tew
"Cowbridge Road, Talbot Green" ST038827 1 06 Jun 2018 D.J. Slade
"Penylan (Rothamsted), Cardiff" ST199789 1 11 Jun 1982 "Roger Smith, Vicki Smith"
Alun Valley Rifle Range SS908763 8 10 Jun 2016 C. Manley
"Cwmbach, Aberdare" SO028018 2 16 Jun 2012 Mark Evans
"Penylan (Rothamsted), Cardiff" ST199789 1 14 Jun 1990 "Roger Smith, Vicki Smith"
"Templeton Avenue, Cardiff" ST17248228 1 25 May 2011 D.J. Slade
Talbot green ST038827 1 09 May 2020 David Slade
"Penylan (Rothamsted), Cardiff" ST199789 2 02 Jun 1990 "Roger Smith, Vicki Smith"
"Pencaecrwn Road, Gorseinon" SS585995 2 17 Jun 2006 "Barry Stewart, Sandra Stewart"
"Penylan (Rothamsted), Cardiff" ST199789 1 25 Jun 1991 "Roger Smith, Vicki Smith"
"Maesteg, Mynydd Bach (west)" SS8592 1 15 Jun 2004 Paul Parsons
"Lon Ysgubor, Rhiwbina" ST15548198 1 29 Jun 2013 P. Sturgess
"Penylan (Rothamsted), Cardiff" ST199789 2 08 Jun 1991 "Roger Smith, Vicki Smith"
"Penylan (Rothamsted), Cardiff" ST199789 2 20 May 1997 "Roger Smith, Vicki Smith"
"Penylan (Rothamsted), Cardiff" ST199789 1 11 Aug 1990 "Roger Smith, Vicki Smith"
"Sea View, Cwm Ivy" SS438937 1 01 Jun 2003 Veronica Shenston
"Templeton Avenue, Cardiff" ST17248228 1 29 May 2012 D.J. Slade
"Lakeside Drive, Cardiff" ST187798 0 2012 Andy Karran
"Llandaff North, Cardiff" ST154789 2 27 May 2014 George M. Tordoff
Cefn Cribwr / Bedford Park SS8583 1 14 Jun 2006 Sarah Mellor
"Pencaecrwn Road, Gorseinon" SS585995 3 12 Jun 2006 "Barry Stewart, Sandra Stewart"
Swansea Marina SS6592 1 02 Jun 2003 Martin White
Rhoose Point ST066660 1 29 Apr 2014 Adam Mantell
Manselfield/Bishops Wood SS5988 1 17 Jun 1999 Barry Stewart
Barry Island ST114668 2 29 May 2009 Huw & Jennifer Adams
"Penylan (Rothamsted), Cardiff" ST199789 1 01 Jun 1980 "Roger Smith, Vicki Smith"
Manselfield SS595886 2 28 Jun 2001 "Barry Stewart, Sandra Stewart"
Barry Island ST114668 1 01 Jun 2008 Huw & Jennifer Adams
"Pencaecrwn Road, Gorseinon" SS584994 1 19 May 2010 "B. Stewart, S.J. Stewart"
"Bosch Factory, Miskin" ST0579 1 06 May 1998 Martyn Hnatiuk
"Clos Helyg, Gowerton" SS587964 1 15 May 2015 C. Manley
Barry (Sherbourne Close) ST099696 1 07 Jun 2020 Stephen Passey
"Penylan (Rothamsted), Cardiff" ST199789 1 28 May 1982 to 29 May 1982 "Roger Smith, Vicki Smith"
"Brunant Road, Gorseinon" SS588989 1 02 Jun 2021 Christopher Brewer
"Penylan (Rothamsted), Cardiff" ST199789 1 02 Jun 1999 "Roger Smith, Vicki Smith"
Nash Point SS9168 1 26 Jul 1996 "Barry Stewart, Sandra Turner"
"Penylan (Rothamsted), Cardiff" ST199789 3 17 Jun 1994 "Roger Smith, Vicki Smith"
"Fall Bay, Rhossili" SS413875 1 04 Jul 1998 "Kevin Dupé, Martin White, Rob Taylor"
Dunraven Park SS888728 1 08 Aug 2003 Belinda Ashong
Cwm Ivy Marsh (SSSI & NT) SS443944 0 22 Jun 2001 Mike & Liz Howe
Barry (Sherbourne Close) ST099696 2 31 May 2019 Stephen Passey
"Old Hall Gardens, Cowbridge" SS991749 1 06 Jun 2014 "John Sherwood, Linda and Rob Nottage"
"Lakeside Drive, Cardiff" ST187801 1 16 Jun 2016 Steve Ormerod
"Penylan (Rothamsted), Cardiff" ST199789 1 31 May 2001 "Roger Smith, Vicki Smith"
Coed Maesmelin (Darren Wood) SS725981 4 11 Jun 2016 B. Stewart & C.M. Manley
"Templeton Avenue, Cardiff" ST17248228 1 05 Jun 2008 D.J. Slade

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Common Swift (Korscheltellus lupulina) - female
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