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Species Account for Acronicta psi

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Acronicta psi  (Linnaeus, 1758) 73.038 Evidence needed
Grey Dagger
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Noctuidae

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

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Verification Grade: Adult:
Adult: Dissection required

BAP status: UKBAP  

Records: 1747
First Record: 1930
Latest Record: 2021

1992-on hectads: 50
Pre-1992 hectads: 42
Total hectads: 53
Additional Phenology Data


Acronicta psi Grey dagger 6
Acronicta psi  Grey dagger 6
Grey Dagger Caterpillar
Grey Dagger Caterpillar
Grey Dagger
Grey Dagger

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 212 records with habitat information)

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 1747 records with habitat detail and method information)

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