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Species Account for Eilema complana

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Eilema complana  (Linnaeus, 1758) 72.046 Evidence needed
Scarce Footman
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Erebidae

on Ragwort Copyright: Robert Smith

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

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Verification Grade: Adult:
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Records: 4880
First Record: 1930
Latest Record: 2023

1992-on hectads: 51
Pre-1992 hectads: 20
Total hectads: 51

Additional Phenology Data


Eilema complana Scarce Footman
Eilema complana  Scarce Footman
on Ragwort
on Ragwort
Scarce Footman
Scarce Footman

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 1128 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 11 records with subhabitat information)

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 4880 records with habitat detail and method information)

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