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Species Account for Orgyia antiqua

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Orgyia antiqua  (Linnaeus, 1758) 72.017
Vapourer
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Erebidae

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

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Verification Grade: Adult:


Records: 776
First Record: 1913
Latest Record: 2023

1992-on hectads: 48
Pre-1992 hectads: 22
Total hectads: 49
Additional Phenology Data

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O antiqua early instar
O antiqua early instar
Orgyia antiqua Vapourer 8
Orgyia antiqua  Vapourer 8
Vapourer 2 males with a female
Vapourer 2 males with a female
Vapourer eggs
Vapourer eggs
Vapourer Moth Caterpillar pupating
Vapourer Moth Caterpillar pupating
Vapourer Moth Female
Vapourer Moth Female
Vapourer Moth Male
Vapourer Moth Male
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Vapourer.
Vapourer
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Habitats

Broad Habitat Data (based on 151 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 3 records with subhabitat information)

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 776 records with habitat detail and method information)

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