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70.243 [B&F: 1922] Swallow-tailed Moth (Ourapteryx sambucaria) (Linnaeus, 1758)

 

Common in woodland, scrub, hedgerows, parks and gardens, throughout the British Isles. Wingspan 50-62 mm. One of the largest and most spectacular geometers. Larva feeds on woody plants such as Blackthorn, Hawthorn, Goat Willow, Black Currant, Elder, Horse Chestnut and Ivy.

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Records Received By Year

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Phenology - Adult Records

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Phenology - Larval Records

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