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Species Account for Diloba caeruleocephala

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Diloba caeruleocephala  (Linnaeus, 1758) 73.033
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Lepidoptera: macromoths: Noctuidae

caterpillar on Wild Cherry Copyright: Robert Smith

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

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Status: Section 41 Priority Species - research only

Records: 610
First Record: 1930
Latest Record: 2023

1992-on hectads: 34
Pre-1992 hectads: 33
Total hectads: 40

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caterpillar on Wild Cherry
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Broad Habitat Data (based on 12 records with habitat information)

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Structural Habitat Data (based on 1 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 610 records with habitat detail and method information)

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