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Asteroscopus sphinx  (Hufnagel, 1766) 73.065
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Noctuidae

Sprawler Asteroscopus sphinx Copyright: Graham Ekins

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

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BAP status: UKBAP  

Records: 826
First Record: 1940
Latest Record: 2021

1992-on hectads: 38
Pre-1992 hectads: 17
Total hectads: 43
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Sprawler Asteroscopus sphinx 1
Sprawler Asteroscopus sphinx 1
Sprawler Asteroscopus sphinx
Sprawler Asteroscopus sphinx
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Broad Habitat Data (based on 221 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 1 records with subhabitat information)

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 826 records with habitat detail and method information)

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