Swallow-tailed Moth

Ourapteryx sambucaria


Species Codes

B&F 1922 RES 70.243

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Record Verification

Grade 1 adults are generally distinctive and unlikely to be confused with other species, but records outside documented range or flight period may require photos.

Distribution Map

The map below shows all records of Swallow-tailed Moth (Ourapteryx sambucaria) in the Kent database. If you've got a dot to add, please submit your records to us. Use the control below to filter by time span:


The graph below shows at which time of the year Swallow-tailed Moth (Ourapteryx sambucaria) can be expected to be recorded in Kent. Use the controls below to filter by VC and time span:

Reporting Rate

The graph below shows how the number of records of Swallow-tailed Moth (Ourapteryx sambucaria) submitted each year has changed over time. Use the control below to filter by VC:

Photo Gallery

Below is a selection of Swallow-tailed Moth (Ourapteryx sambucaria) images from Kent. If you would like to contribute any photographs, please email mothsinkent@gmail.com. Click on a photo if you would like to see it larger.

External Links

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