|1922 ~ Swallow-tailed Moth ~ Ourapteryx sambucaria|
A common species throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 50-62mm.
Woodland, scrub, hedgerows, parks, gardens and urban areas.
A wide range of woody plants.
Overwinters as a larva in crevices on the bark. Larva late August-early June. Pupates in a loose cocoon on the foodplant.
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Photo by MDH, 4th July 2009, Llanfyllin
Photo by PB, 10th July 2010, Morben ISAF