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Species Account for Calliteara pudibunda

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Calliteara pudibunda  (Linnaeus, 1758) 72.015
Pale Tussock
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Erebidae

Pale Tussock melanic Copyright: Ben Sale

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

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Records: 1360
First Record: 1930
Latest Record: 2021

1992-on hectads: 44
Pre-1992 hectads: 24
Total hectads: 48
Additional Phenology Data


Pale Tussock Calliteara pudibunda 2
Pale Tussock Calliteara pudibunda 2
Pale Tussock Calliteara pudibunda
Pale Tussock   Calliteara pudibunda
different instars 2
different instars 2
different instars
different instars
Pale Tussock melanic
Pale Tussock melanic
Pale Tussock 3
Pale Tussock 3
Pale Tussock 2
Pale Tussock 2
Pale Tussock.
Pale Tussock.

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 310 records with habitat information)

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 1360 records with habitat detail and method information)

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