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Species Account for Melanthia procellata

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Melanthia procellata  ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 70.128 Evidence needed
Pretty Chalk Carpet
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Geometridae

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

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Verification Grade: Adult:
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BAP status: UKBAP  

Records: 142
First Record: 1940
Latest Record: 2023

1992-on hectads: 15
Pre-1992 hectads: 20
Total hectads: 26
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Broad Habitat Data (based on 5 records with habitat information)

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 142 records with habitat detail and method information)

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