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Species Account for Melanchra persicariae

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Melanchra persicariae  (Linnaeus, 1761)
Dot Moth
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Noctuidae

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National status: Common
BAP status: UKBAP  



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Dot Moth Melanchra persicariae
Dot Moth  Melanchra persicariae
Melanchra persicariae caterpillar brown form
Melanchra persicariae caterpillar brown form
Melanchra persicariae Caterpillar green form
Melanchra persicariae Caterpillar green form
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Taxonomic group: larger moths (Lepidoptera: macromoths) - County data   
Melanchra persicariae on UK Moths website
 
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Habitats

Broad Habitat Data (based on 244 records with habitat information)

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 53 records with habitat detail and method information)

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Recorded substrate and hydrology for locations with Melanchra persicariae

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