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Species Account for Chesias rufata

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Chesias rufata  (Fabricius, 1775) 70.196 Evidence needed
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Geometridae

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

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Verification Grade: Adult:
Adult: Very scarce / difficult species, voucher specimen may be required

Status: Section 41 Priority Species - research only

Essex RDB: Listed
Records: 63
First Record: 1905
Latest Record: 2023

1992-on hectads: 5
Pre-1992 hectads: 13
Total hectads: 16

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