The subspecies Hepialus humuli thulensis. This distinct form of the ghost moth occurs on the Shetland and Faroe Islands.
Hepialus humuli occurs in many types of open or semi-open habitats such as old pastures.
The moth occurs throughout:
A distinct form occurs on the:
Like most European Hepialidae, Hepialus humuli does not migrate to any significant extent.