List of moths of Great Britain (Hepialidae)

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Common swift

The family Hepialidae comprises the "swift moths", of which five occur in Great Britain:

  • Hepialus humuli humuli — throughout
  • Hepialus humuli thulensisShetland Isles

Species listed in the 2007 UK Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP)[2] are indicated by a double-dagger symbol (‡)—species so listed for research purposes only are also indicated with an asterisk (‡*).

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Fox, R., K.F. Conrad, M.S. Parsons, M.S. Warren and I.P. Woiwood, 2006. The State of Britain's Larger Moths. Butterfly Conservation and Rothamsted Research, Wareham, UK.
  2. ^ Butterfly Conservation, 2007. The UK Biodiversity Action Plan – Moths. Butterfly Conservation, Wareham, UK. 4p.
  • Waring, Paul, Martin Townsend and Richard Lewington (2003) Field Guide to the Moths of Great Britain and Ireland. British Wildlife Publishing, Hook, UK. ISBN 0-9531399-1-3.