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Species Account for Euthrix potatoria

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Euthrix potatoria  (Linnaeus, 1758) 66.010
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Lasiocampidae

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

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Records: 1395
First Record: 1913
Latest Record: 2021

1992-on hectads: 44
Pre-1992 hectads: 42
Total hectads: 53
Additional Phenology Data


Euthrix potatoria 5
Euthrix potatoria 5
Drinker caterpillar
Drinker caterpillar
Drinker 3
Drinker 3
Drinker 2
Drinker 2

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 63 records with habitat information)

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 1395 records with habitat detail and method information)

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