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Species Account for Saturnia pavonia

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Saturnia pavonia  (Linnaeus, 1758) 68.001
Emperor Moth
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Saturniidae

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

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Verification Grade: Adult:

Records: 433
First Record: 1930
Latest Record: 2023

1992-on hectads: 40
Pre-1992 hectads: 26
Total hectads: 46
Additional Phenology Data


hatched ova on heather
hatched ova on heather
larvae on heather
larvae on heather
Emperor larva early moult
Emperor larva early moult
Emperor larva 3rd instar
Emperor larva 3rd instar

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 71 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 433 records with habitat detail and method information)

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