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Species Account for Pterostoma palpina

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Pterostoma palpina  (Clerck, 1759) 71.020
Pale Prominent
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Notodontidae

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

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Verification Grade: Adult:
Adult: Distinctive

Records: 3305
First Record: 1930
Latest Record: 2023

1992-on hectads: 51
Pre-1992 hectads: 42
Total hectads: 54

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 519 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 4 records with subhabitat information)

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 3305 records with habitat detail and method information)

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