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Kent Moth Group


Orange Swift

Triodia sylvina

Family: Hepialidae

RES: 3.001 B&F: 15

Verification Grade (Adult):

A local species in Kent with records from most sites which are regularly trapped.

Habitat: Can be found in most environments, including gardens

Flight Season: Late July - Early September

Foodplant: Various herbaceous plants

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Distribution in Kent

The map below shows the distribution of records of Orange Swift (Triodia sylvina) 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.

Filter by Time Period:AllPre-19501950 - 20002000 - 2022


The graph below shows at which time of the year Orange Swift (Triodia sylvina) 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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Filter by Time Period:AllPre-20002000 - 2022

Photo Gallery

Below is a gallery of Orange Swift (Triodia sylvina) images from Kent. If you would like to contribute any photographs, please email

Reporting Rate

The graph below shows how the number of records submitted Orange Swift (Triodia sylvina) to the Kent database has varied since 1950. Hover over the graph to see exact figures for each year, and use the control below to filter by a certain VC.

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External Links

More information about Orange Swift (Triodia sylvina) can be seen on the external pages listed below: