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Species Account for Malacosoma castrensis

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Malacosoma castrensis  (Linnaeus, 1758) 66.004 Evidence needed
Ground Lackey
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Lasiocampidae

Ground Lackey Malacosoma castrensis Copyright: Graham Ekins

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

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Essex RDB: Listed

Records: 220
First Record: 1912
Latest Record: 2023

1992-on hectads: 15
Pre-1992 hectads: 10
Total hectads: 17
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Malacosoma castrensis Ground Lackey female
Malacosoma castrensis Ground Lackey female
Ground Lackey Malacosoma castrensis
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Broad Habitat Data (based on 27 records with habitat information)

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 220 records with habitat detail and method information)

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