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Species Account for Noctua orbona

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Noctua orbona  (Hufnagel, 1766) 73.344 Evidence needed
Lunar Yellow Underwing
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Noctuidae

Noctua orbona   Lunar Yellow Underwing Copyright: Graham Ekins

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

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Verification Grade: Adult:
Adult: Good quality photographs or possibly a specimen will be required

BAP status: UKBAP  
Essex RDB: Listed

Records: 279
First Record: 1962
Latest Record: 2023

1992-on hectads: 32
Pre-1992 hectads: 7
Total hectads: 35
Additional Phenology Data


Noctua orbona Lunar Yellow Underwing
Noctua orbona   Lunar Yellow Underwing
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Lunar Yellow Underwing 01
Lunar Yellow Underwing
Lunar Yellow Underwing

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 110 records with habitat information)

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

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 279 records with habitat detail and method information)

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