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Species Account for Cosmia affinis

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Cosmia affinis  (Linnaeus, 1767) 73.215 Evidence needed
Lesser-spotted Pinion
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Noctuidae

Lesser-spotted Pinion  Cosmia affinis Copyright: Graham Ekins

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

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Verification Grade: Adult:
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Records: 529
First Record: 1940
Latest Record: 2023

1992-on hectads: 42
Pre-1992 hectads: 27
Total hectads: 46
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Habitats

Broad Habitat Data (based on 79 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 2 records with subhabitat information)

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 529 records with habitat detail and method information)

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