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Species Account for Phosphuga atrata

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Phosphuga atrata  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Coleoptera: Silphidae

Silpha atrata - orange form Copyright: Robert Smith

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Taxonomic group: beetles (Coleoptera) - Available county data

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Records: 93
First Record: 1958
Latest Record: 2022

1992-on hectads: 20
Pre-1992 hectads: 5
Total hectads: 20
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Silpha atrata - black form
Silpha atrata - black form
Silpha atrata - orange form
Silpha atrata - orange form

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 31 records with habitat information)

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Structural Habitat Data (based on 28 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 93 records with habitat detail and method information)

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