Geometridae : Ennominae
ABH BF

Photo © Kevin Leighton,  12/07/2012 - Stow Bardolph

  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species: None
 
Swallow-tailed Moth
Ourapteryx sambucaria

(Linnaeus, 1758) 70.243/1922
Norfolk status
Common and widespread.

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

Recorded in 68 (99%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2016.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/07/2016227TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
25/07/2016127TM09 - Attleborough
25/07/2016627TM18 - Diss
24/07/2016227TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
24/07/2016128TL59 - Welney
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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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