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Species Account for Xanthorhoe quadrifasiata

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Xanthorhoe quadrifasiata  (Clerck, 1759) 70.055
Large Twin-spot Carpet
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Geometridae

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

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Verification Grade: Adult:

Records: 454
First Record: 1940
Latest Record: 2023

1992-on hectads: 34
Pre-1992 hectads: 26
Total hectads: 42
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Xanthorhoe quadrifasiata Large Twin-spot Carpet
Xanthorhoe quadrifasiata Large Twin-spot Carpet
Large Twin-spot Carpet 3
Large Twin-spot Carpet 3
Large Twin-spot Carpet 2
Large Twin-spot Carpet 2

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 29 records with habitat information)

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

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 454 records with habitat detail and method information)

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