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Species Account for Acherontia atropos

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Acherontia atropos  (Linnaeus, 1758) 69.005
Death's-head Hawk-moth
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Sphingidae

Death's Head Hawkmoth    Acherontia atropos  2 Copyright: Graham Ekins

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

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Records: 51
First Record: 1940
Latest Record: 2020

1992-on hectads: 21
Pre-1992 hectads: 10
Total hectads: 26
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