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Species Account for Euthrix potatoria

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Euthrix potatoria  (Linnaeus, 1758) 66.010
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Lasiocampidae

Drinker 3 Copyright: Ben Sale

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

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Verification Grade: Adult:
Adult: Distinctive

Records: 1531
First Record: 1913
Latest Record: 2023

1992-on hectads: 46
Pre-1992 hectads: 42
Total hectads: 54

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Euthrix potatoria 5
Euthrix potatoria 5
Drinker caterpillar
Drinker caterpillar
Drinker 3
Drinker 3
Drinker 2
Drinker 2

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 71 records with habitat information)

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Structural Habitat Data (based on 1 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 1531 records with habitat detail and method information)

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