70.243 .... B&F 1922
Swallow-tailed Moth Ourapteryx sambucaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Status .....Widespread and generally common over much of Nottinghamshire. Found in a variety of habitats, which includes urban gardens.
Photographed at Market Warsop June 2015
Photographed at Market Warsop July 2011
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Swallow-tailed Moth
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Richard Rogers. Colin Watkin. Graham and Anona Finch. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Sherwood Forest Trust (2008 Oak Tree Heath invertebrate survey). Phil Lee. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Wil Heeney. Sean Tobin. Tim Sexton. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Dave Morton. Andy Ashley. David Yates. Phil Cadman. Meg Skinner. Nottingham City Council. Robert and Jill Carlyle. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Graham Birkett. NBGRC. Martin Gray. Steven Chick. Melanie Newman and Mike Hyatt. Ian Blackmore-Allen. Barry Lygo. Charles Cannon. Caron Stubbs (Ransom Wood Moth Trapping Results 2010-2013). Iain Leach, Kate Harte and Paul Baker (Budby South Forest Moth Trapping Results). Tom Shields. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Graham Birkett. Colin Watkin. Jason Reece and Lily Reece. Andy Adcock. Tom Shields. David Shaw. Graham Beeley. Ian Ellis. Agnes Kiemel. Brian Wetton.

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Updated January 2024
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