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Species Account for Agrotis ipsilon

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Agrotis ipsilon  (Hufnagel, 1766)
Dark Sword-grass
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Noctuidae

Dark Sword Grass 2 Copyright: Stephen Rolls

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National status: Migrant

Additional Phenology Data


Dark Sword Grass Agrotis ipsilon 2
Dark Sword Grass  Agrotis ipsilon 2
Dark Sword Grass Agrotis ipsilon
Dark Sword Grass  Agrotis ipsilon
Dark Sword Grass 2
Dark Sword Grass 2

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Taxonomic group: larger moths (Lepidoptera: macromoths) - County data   
Agrotis ipsilon on UK Moths website
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Broad Habitat Data (based on 112 records with habitat information)

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 46 records with habitat detail and method information)

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Recorded substrate and hydrology for locations with Agrotis ipsilon

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