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Species Account for Xanthorhoe fluctuata

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Xanthorhoe fluctuata  (Linnaeus, 1758) 70.049
Garden Carpet
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Geometridae

Garden Carpet  Xanthorhoe fluctuata Copyright: Graham Ekins

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

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Verification Grade: Adult:
Adult: Distinctive

Records: 8501
First Record: 1913
Latest Record: 2023

1992-on hectads: 54
Pre-1992 hectads: 43
Total hectads: 56

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Garden Carpet 14-08-2020
Garden Carpet 14-08-2020
Garden Carpet Xanthorhoe fluctuata
Garden Carpet  Xanthorhoe fluctuata
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Broad Habitat Data (based on 1878 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 45 records with subhabitat information)

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 8501 records with habitat detail and method information)

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Recorded substrate and hydrology for locations with Xanthorhoe fluctuata

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