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Species Account for Lithophane ornitopus

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Lithophane ornitopus  (Hufnagel, 1766) 73.202
Grey Shoulder-knot
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Noctuidae

Grey-shoulder Knot  Lithophane ornitopus Copyright: Graham Ekins

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

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Verification Grade: Adult:

Records: 555
First Record: 1930
Latest Record: 2023

1992-on hectads: 42
Pre-1992 hectads: 26
Total hectads: 45
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Grey-shoulder Knot Lithophane ornitopus 2
Grey-shoulder Knot  Lithophane ornitopus 2
Grey-shoulder Knot Lithophane ornitopus
Grey-shoulder Knot  Lithophane ornitopus
Grey Shoulder-knot 2
Grey Shoulder-knot 2
Grey Shoulder-knot
Grey Shoulder-knot

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 112 records with habitat information)

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

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 555 records with habitat detail and method information)

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