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Kent Moth Group


Kentish Glory

Endromis versicolora

Family: Endromidae

RES: 67.001 B&F: 1644

Verification Grade (Adult):

Oh, we can only dream that this moth would reclaim its territorial name! Last recorded from Kent in circa 1860, this species can now only be found in the Highlands of Scotland and across the Channel in France. It is a Birch and Alder feeder and seems to prefer Birch woodland and heathland with young Birch and Alder regeneration. An unmistakable species. 

Habitat: Birch woodland and heathland

Flight Season: An early season moth, flying in March/April

Foodplant: Birch and Alder

© Carol Strafford

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Distribution in Kent

The map below shows the distribution of records of Kentish Glory (Endromis versicolora) within Kent. Use the control below to show data for a certain time period. If you've got a dot to add, please submit your records to us. Click here for more information on how to submit data.

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The graph below shows at which time of the year Kentish Glory (Endromis versicolora) can be expected to be recorded in Kent. Hover over the graph to see exact figures for each period of the year, and use the controls below to filter by VC and time span:

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Photo Gallery

Below is a gallery of Kentish Glory (Endromis versicolora) images from Kent. If you would like to contribute any photographs, please email

External Links

More information about Kentish Glory (Endromis versicolora) can be seen on the external pages listed below: