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Species Account for Abraxas grossulariata

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Abraxas grossulariata  (Linnaeus, 1758) 70.205
Magpie Moth
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Geometridae

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

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Verification Grade: Adult:

Records: 3018
First Record: 1913
Latest Record: 2021

1992-on hectads: 49
Pre-1992 hectads: 46
Total hectads: 53
Additional Phenology Data


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Magpie Moth 5
Magpie Moth 4
Magpie Moth 4
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Magpie Moth 3
Magpie Moth 3
Magpie Moth 2
Magpie Moth 2

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 246 records with habitat information)

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 3018 records with habitat detail and method information)

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