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Species Account for Thera britannica

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Thera britannica  (Turner, 1925) 70.079 Evidence needed
Spruce Carpet
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Geometridae

Spruce Carpet 2 Copyright: Ben Sale

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

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Verification Grade: Adult:
Adult: Good quality photographs or possibly a specimen will be required

Records: 720
First Record: 1968
Latest Record: 2021

1992-on hectads: 39
Pre-1992 hectads: 16
Total hectads: 41
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Thera britannica Spruce Carpet
Thera britannica Spruce Carpet
Spruce Carpet 2
Spruce Carpet 2
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Broad Habitat Data (based on 177 records with habitat information)

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

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 720 records with habitat detail and method information)

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