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Species Account for Orthosia gothica

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Orthosia gothica  (Linnaeus, 1758) 73.249
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Lepidoptera: macromoths: Noctuidae

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

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Verification Grade: Adult:
Adult: Distinctive

Records: 11332
First Record: 1913
Latest Record: 2024

1992-on hectads: 52
Pre-1992 hectads: 38
Total hectads: 54

Additional Phenology Data


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HC larvae on Ling
HC larvae on Ling
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First Hebrew Character of the Year
Hebrew Character aberration
Hebrew Character aberration
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Hebrew Character 4
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Hebrew Character 3
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Hebrew Character 2
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Broad Habitat Data (based on 1928 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 61 records with subhabitat information)

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

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 11332 records with habitat detail and method information)

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