Family: Geometridae

70.243 Swallow-tailed Moth Ourapteryx sambucaria

There are 1555 county records of 3220 individuals from 192 different sites. First recorded in 1829.

Individual records comprise of: [3215 Adult] [2 Dead] [3 Larval] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

Jun
74
Jul
2837
Aug
294
Sep
1
Oct
1

Earliest: 09 Jun 1996 - Latest: 16 Oct 2018

Historical Abundance

2020
113
2019
214
2018
267
2017
172
2016
189
2015
134
2014
229
2013
468
2012
221
2011
219

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
1252 (2740)
VC68
303 (480)

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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