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Species Account for Hipparchia semele

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Hipparchia semele  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Lepidoptera: butterflies: Satyridae

Hipparchia semele

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Taxonomic group: butterflies (Lepidoptera: butterflies) - County data

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BAP status: UKBAP  
Essex RDB: Listed

Records: 35
First Record: 1983
Latest Record: 2020

1992-on hectads: 10
Pre-1992 hectads: 1
Total hectads: 11
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Essex Red Data List comment
Translocation of colony from lost Mill Wood Pit site may still just survive.


Broad Habitat Data (based on 1 records with habitat information)

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 35 records with habitat detail and method information)

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