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Species Account for Marasmarcha lunaedactyla

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Marasmarcha lunaedactyla  (Haworth, 1811) 45.023 Evidence needed
Crescent Plume
Lepidoptera: micromoths: Pterophoridae

Marasmarcha lunaedactyla  Crescent Plume Copyright: Graham Ekins

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Taxonomic group: micro moths (Lepidoptera: micromoths) - County data

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Verification Grade: Adult:
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Records: 89
First Record: 1878
Latest Record: 2023

1992-on hectads: 26
Pre-1992 hectads: 7
Total hectads: 29

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Marasmarcha lunaedactyla Crescent Plume
Marasmarcha lunaedactyla  Crescent Plume
Marasmarcha lunaedactyla
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Essex Red Data List comment
Recorded from 4 out of 57x10km.sq. records in county


Broad Habitat Data (based on 23 records with habitat information)

no subhabitat data available

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

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 89 records with habitat detail and method information)

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