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Swallow-tailed Moth -Ourapteryx sambucaria
Photo by Pauline..Camarthenshire UK
 


Swallow-tailed Moth -Ourapteryx sambucaria

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This Moth gets it's name from the pointed tails on hind wings. It is common in gardens and along woodland margins. The lava looks twig like and spends it's days sitting rigid among the twigs.

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