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Species Account for Eupithecia absinthiata

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Eupithecia absinthiata  (Clerck, 1759) 70.179 Evidence needed
Wormwood Pug
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Geometridae

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Records: 670
First Record: 1930
Latest Record: 2020

1992-on hectads: 46
Pre-1992 hectads: 30
Total hectads: 48
Additional Phenology Data


Wormwood Pug 2
Wormwood Pug 2
larva feeding on Michaelmas Daisy petals
larva feeding on Michaelmas Daisy petals
Wormwood Pug.
Wormwood Pug.

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Taxonomic group: larger moths (Lepidoptera: macromoths) - County data   
Eupithecia absinthiata on UK Moths website
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Broad Habitat Data (based on 80 records with habitat information)

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 670 records with habitat detail and method information)

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