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Species Account for Apterogenum ypsillon

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Apterogenum ypsillon  ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 73.222 Evidence needed
Dingy Shears
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Noctuidae

Dingy Shears   Apterogenum ypsillon Copyright: Graham Ekins

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

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Verification Grade: Adult:
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Records: 622
First Record: 1930
Latest Record: 2023

1992-on hectads: 41
Pre-1992 hectads: 29
Total hectads: 46

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Dingy Shears Apterogenum ypsillon
Dingy Shears   Apterogenum ypsillon

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 126 records with habitat information)

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 622 records with habitat detail and method information)

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