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Species Account for Thera cupressata

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Thera cupressata  (Geyer, [1831]) 70.083
Cypress Carpet
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Geometridae

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

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Verification Grade: Adult:

Records: 902
First Record: 2004
Latest Record: 2023

1992-on hectads: 36
Pre-1992 hectads: 0
Total hectads: 36
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Thera Cupressata
Thera Cupressata
Cypress carpet
Cypress carpet

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Essex Red Data List comment
Recorded from 4 out of 57x10km.sq. records in county


Broad Habitat Data (based on 457 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 4 records with subhabitat information)

no structural habitat data available

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 902 records with habitat detail and method information)

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