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Species Account for Agrotis ipsilon

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Agrotis ipsilon  (Hufnagel, 1766) 73.327
Dark Sword-grass
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Noctuidae

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

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Records: 1658
First Record: 1940
Latest Record: 2021

1992-on hectads: 49
Pre-1992 hectads: 34
Total hectads: 52
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Dark Sword Grass Agrotis ipsilon 2
Dark Sword Grass  Agrotis ipsilon 2
Dark Sword Grass Agrotis ipsilon
Dark Sword Grass  Agrotis ipsilon
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Broad Habitat Data (based on 203 records with habitat information)

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 1658 records with habitat detail and method information)

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