Swallow-tailed moth


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Related to Swallow-tailed moth: Brimstone moth
(Zool.) a European moth (Urapteryx sambucaria) having tail-like lobes on the hind wings.

See also: Swallow-tailed

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The potent brew attracted woozy, boozy bevies of Old Lady moths, Large Yellow Underwings and a stunning Swallow-tailed Moth.
Just look at the Swallow-tailed Moth - a common moth found in many gardens and often seen alighting on the outside of windowpanes at night.
There were pink and olive elephant hawkmoths; a pine hawkmoth, feathered and ashy; a buff arches, patterned and gilded like the back of a barn owl; flame moths in polished brass; the yellow kites of swallow-tailed moths; common emeralds the colour of a northern sea, with streaks of foam; grey daggers; a pebble prominent; heart and darts; coronets; riband waves; willow beauties; an elder pearl; small magpie; double-striped pug; rosy tabby.