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Species Account for Xestia triangulum

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Xestia triangulum  (Hufnagel, 1766) 73.361
Double Square-spot
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Noctuidae

Double Square Spot. Copyright: Stephen Rolls

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

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Verification Grade: Adult:
Adult: Distinctive

Records: 4056
First Record: 1940
Latest Record: 2023

1992-on hectads: 48
Pre-1992 hectads: 38
Total hectads: 50

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 469 records with habitat information)

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

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 4056 records with habitat detail and method information)

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