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Species Account for Phalera bucephala

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Phalera bucephala  (Linnaeus, 1758) 71.025
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Notodontidae

communal larvae Copyright: Robert Smith

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

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Verification Grade: Adult:
Adult: Distinctive

Records: 4356
First Record: 1913
Latest Record: 2024

1992-on hectads: 54
Pre-1992 hectads: 42
Total hectads: 55

Additional Phenology Data


Buff-tip 5
Buff-tip 5
communal larvae
communal larvae
Buff-tip 2
Buff-tip 2
Buff Tip Cat.
Buff Tip Cat.
Buff Tip.
Buff Tip.

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 961 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 3 records with subhabitat information)

Structural Habitat Data (based on 4 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 4356 records with habitat detail and method information)

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