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Species Account for Vanessa atalanta

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Vanessa atalanta  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Red Admiral
Lepidoptera: butterflies: Nymphalidae

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Records: 18873
First Record: 1960
Latest Record: 2020

1992-on hectads: 59
Pre-1992 hectads: 48
Total hectads: 59
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Red Admiral (underside)
Red Admiral (underside)
Red Admiral
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Taxonomic group: butterflies (Lepidoptera: butterflies) - County data   
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Broad Habitat Data (based on 220 records with habitat information)

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Structural Habitat Data (based on 5 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 18873 records with habitat detail and method information)

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