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Species Account for Xestia c-nigrum

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Xestia c-nigrum  (Linnaeus, 1758) 73.359
Setaceous Hebrew Character
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Noctuidae

Setaceous Hebrew Character 18-08-2020 Copyright: Bill Crooks

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

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Verification Grade: Adult:

Records: 16015
First Record: 1930
Latest Record: 2023

1992-on hectads: 54
Pre-1992 hectads: 45
Total hectads: 56
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Setaceous Hebrew Character 18-08-2020
Setaceous Hebrew Character 18-08-2020
Setaceous Hebrew Character 2
Setaceous Hebrew Character 2
Setaceous Hebrew Character
Setaceous Hebrew Character

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 2775 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 37 records with subhabitat information)

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 16015 records with habitat detail and method information)

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