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Species Account for Ourapteryx sambucaria

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Ourapteryx sambucaria  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Swallow-tailed Moth
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Geometridae

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National status: Common

Additional Phenology Data


Swallow-tailed Moth Ourapteryx sambucaria
Swallow-tailed Moth  Ourapteryx sambucaria
Swallow-tailed Moth 2
Swallow-tailed Moth 2
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Taxonomic group: larger moths (Lepidoptera: macromoths) - County data   
Ourapteryx sambucaria on UK Moths website
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Broad Habitat Data (based on 215 records with habitat information)

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 52 records with habitat detail and method information)

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