Geometridae : Ennominae

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  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Swallow-tailed Moth
1922 Ourapteryx sambucaria
(Linnaeus, 1758) 70.243
Norfolk status
Common and widespread.

Unmistakable large, pale lemon yellow moth, with diagnostic pointed tail on hindwing.

Recorded in 67 (97%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/10/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
04/10/2014128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
30/09/2014128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
29/09/2014127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
28/09/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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Forewing: 22-30mm.
Season: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved woody plants Hawthorn, Blackthorn etc
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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