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Species Account for Mythimna pallens

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Mythimna pallens  (Linnaeus, 1758) 73.291 Evidence needed
Common Wainscot
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Noctuidae

Common Wainscot  Mythimna pallens Copyright: Graham Ekins

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

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Verification Grade: Adult:
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Records: 9798
First Record: 1913
Latest Record: 2021

1992-on hectads: 54
Pre-1992 hectads: 49
Total hectads: 55
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Common Wainscot Mythimna pallens
Common Wainscot  Mythimna pallens
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Broad Habitat Data (based on 1084 records with habitat information)

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 9798 records with habitat detail and method information)

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