Kentish Glory

Endromis versicolora


Species Codes

B&F 1644 RES 67.001

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Species Account

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. 


Birch woodland and heathland


Birch and Alder

Record Verification

Grade 1 adults are generally distinctive and unlikely to be confused with other species, but records outside documented range or flight period may require photos.

Distribution Map

The map below shows all records of Kentish Glory (Endromis versicolora) in the Kent database. If you've got a dot to add, please submit your records to us. Use the control below to filter by time span:


The graph below shows at which time of the year Kentish Glory (Endromis versicolora) can be expected to be recorded in Kent. Use the controls below to filter by VC and time span:

Reporting Rate

There are no records of Kentish Glory (Endromis versicolora) in the Kent database since 1950, so the reporting rate chart can't be displayed.

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Photo Gallery

Below is a selection of Kentish Glory (Endromis versicolora) images from Kent. If you would like to contribute any photographs, please email Click on a photo if you would like to see it larger.

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