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Photo © Susie Turner,  15.07.2009 Cringleford

  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 2013.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
14/08/2013127TG14 - Sheringham
10/08/2013128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
09/08/2013127TG12 - Aylsham
06/08/2013128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
06/08/2013127TG20 - Norwich
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Forewing: 22-30mm.
Season: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved woody plants Hawthorn, Blackthorn etc
Nat Status: Common
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