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Species Account for Euproctis similis

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Euproctis similis  (Fuessly, 1775) 72.013
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Erebidae

Euproctis similis Yellow tail (early instar)

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

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Verification Grade: Adult:
Adult: Distinctive

Records: 2574
First Record: 1913
Latest Record: 2023

1992-on hectads: 48
Pre-1992 hectads: 42
Total hectads: 52

Additional Phenology Data


Yellow tail male 5
Yellow tail male 5
early instar - head
early instar - head
early instar
early instar
Yellow-tail caterpillar final instar
Yellow-tail caterpillar final instar
Yellow-tail 2
Yellow-tail 2
Yellow Tail 2
Yellow Tail 2
Euproctis similis Yellow tail (early instar)
Euproctis similis Yellow tail (early instar)

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 260 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 2 records with subhabitat information)

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 2574 records with habitat detail and method information)

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