Family: Geometridae

70.243 Swallow-tailed Moth Ourapteryx sambucaria

There are 1487 county records of 3105 individuals from 189 different sites. First recorded in 1829.

Individual records comprise of: [3100 Adult] [2 Dead] [3 Larval] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

Jun
70
Jul
2730
Aug
290
Sep
1
Oct
1

Earliest: 09 Jun 1996 - Latest: 16 Oct 2018

Historical Abundance

2019
212
2018
267
2017
172
2016
189
2015
134
2014
229
2013
468
2012
221
2011
219
2010
129

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
1215 (2681)
VC68
272 (424)

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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