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Species Account for Xestia xanthographa

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Xestia xanthographa  ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Square-spot Rustic
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Noctuidae

Square-spot Rustic 2 Copyright: Ben Sale

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National status: Common

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Square-spot Rustic 3
Square-spot Rustic 3
Square-spot Rustic 2
Square-spot Rustic 2
Square-spot Rustic
Square-spot Rustic

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Taxonomic group: larger moths (Lepidoptera: macromoths) - County data   
Xestia xanthographa on UK Moths website
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Broad Habitat Data (based on 470 records with habitat information)

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Structural Habitat Data (based on 3 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 199 records with habitat detail and method information)

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