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Species Account for Xylocampa areola

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Xylocampa areola  (Esper, 1789) 73.069
Early Grey
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Noctuidae

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

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Verification Grade: Adult:

Records: 4016
First Record: 1940
Latest Record: 2022

1992-on hectads: 46
Pre-1992 hectads: 36
Total hectads: 50
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Early Grey 30-03-2021
Early Grey 30-03-2021
Early Grey Xylocampa areola
Early Grey  Xylocampa areola
Early Grey 3
Early Grey 3
Early Grey aberration
Early Grey aberration
Early Grey
Early Grey

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 946 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 16 records with subhabitat information)

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 4016 records with habitat detail and method information)

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