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Swallow-tailed Moth

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Peter Orchard

A distinctive shaped moth which is quite common in July; it likes ivy as a food plant for its young 



Common Name Swallow-tailed Moth
Scientific Name Ourapteryx sambucaria
Species Group Moths 085 387 Geometerids
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Moths 085 387 Geometerids