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Species Account for Pexicopia malvella

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Pexicopia malvella  (Hübner, [1805]) 35.032 Evidence needed
Hollyhock Seed Moth
Lepidoptera: micromoths: Gelechiidae

Pexicopia malvella 2 Copyright: Graham Ekins

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

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Essex RDB: Listed

Records: 196
First Record: 1977
Latest Record: 2023

1992-on hectads: 23
Pre-1992 hectads: 4
Total hectads: 24

Additional Phenology Data


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Essex Red Data List comment
foodplant hollyhock


Broad Habitat Data (based on 75 records with habitat information)

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

no structural habitat data available

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 196 records with habitat detail and method information)

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