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Species Account for Pterophorus pentadactyla

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Pterophorus pentadactyla  (Linnaeus, 1758) 45.030
White Plume
Lepidoptera: micromoths: Pterophoridae

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Taxonomic group: micro moths (Lepidoptera: micromoths) - County data

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Verification Grade: Adult:

Records: 693
First Record: 1910
Latest Record: 2022

1992-on hectads: 49
Pre-1992 hectads: 40
Total hectads: 54
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Broad Habitat Data (based on 97 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 1 records with subhabitat information)

Structural Habitat Data (based on 1 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 693 records with habitat detail and method information)

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