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Species Account for Cerastis rubricosa

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Cerastis rubricosa  ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 73.336
Red Chestnut
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Noctuidae

Red Chestnut Cerastis rubricosa Copyright: Graham Ekins

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Taxonomic group: larger moths (Lepidoptera: macromoths) - County data

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Verification Grade: Adult:

Records: 1090
First Record: 1938
Latest Record: 2023

1992-on hectads: 46
Pre-1992 hectads: 30
Total hectads: 51
Additional Phenology Data


Cerastis rubricosa Red Chestnut 4
Cerastis rubricosa Red Chestnut 4
Red Chestnut Cerastis rubricosa
Red Chestnut Cerastis rubricosa
Red Chestnut 3
Red Chestnut 3
Red Chestnut 2
Red Chestnut 2
Red Chestnut.
Red Chestnut.

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 124 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 3 records with subhabitat information)

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 1090 records with habitat detail and method information)

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