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Species Account for Colostygia pectinataria

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Colostygia pectinataria  (Knoch, 1781) 70.100
Green Carpet
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Geometridae

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

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Verification Grade: Adult:

Records: 3141
First Record: 1913
Latest Record: 2023

1992-on hectads: 49
Pre-1992 hectads: 29
Total hectads: 52
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Broad Habitat Data (based on 634 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 24 records with subhabitat information)

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 3141 records with habitat detail and method information)

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