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Species Account for Plutella xylostella

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Plutella xylostella  (Linnaeus, 1758) 18.001
Diamond-back Moth
Lepidoptera: micromoths: Plutellidae

Plutella xylostella 4 Copyright: Graham Ekins

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Taxonomic group: micro moths (Lepidoptera: micromoths) - County data

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Records: 4762
First Record: 1968
Latest Record: 2021

1992-on hectads: 49
Pre-1992 hectads: 8
Total hectads: 51
Additional Phenology Data


Plutella xylostella 4
Plutella xylostella 4
Plutella xylostella 3
Plutella xylostella 3
Plutella xylostella 2
Plutella xylostella 2
Diamond Back.
Diamond Back.

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 1102 records with habitat information)

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 4762 records with habitat detail and method information)

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