Family: Geometridae

70.243 Swallow-tailed Moth Ourapteryx sambucaria

There are 1384 county records of 2873 individuals from 180 different sites. First recorded in 1829.

Individual records comprise of: [2870 Adult] [3 Larval] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

May
1
Jun
70
Jul
2508
Aug
280
Sep
2
Oct
1

Earliest: 11 May 1976 - Latest:

Historical Abundance

2018
251
2017
172
2016
189
2015
134
2014
229
2013
468
2012
221
2011
219
2010
129
2009
92

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
1145 (2506)
VC68
239 (367)

Status Grade 1

Larval food plants

Black Currant Ribes nigrum
Blackthorn Prunus spinosa
Common Hawthorn Crataegus monogyna
Elder Sambucus nigra
Goat Willow Salix caprea
Horse Chestnut Aesculus hippocastanium
Ivy Hedera helix
Woody plants Woody plants

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