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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 2018.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/10/2018127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
11/10/2018128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
11/10/2018128TF41 - W.Walton/Walpole
09/10/2018127TG20 - Norwich
04/10/2018128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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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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