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Species Account for Mimas tiliae

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Mimas tiliae  (Linnaeus, 1758) 69.001
Lime Hawk-moth
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Sphingidae

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

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Records: 1004
First Record: 1913
Latest Record: 2021

1992-on hectads: 47
Pre-1992 hectads: 28
Total hectads: 49
Additional Phenology Data


Lime Hawk-moth 10
Lime Hawk-moth 10
Lime Hawk-moth 4
Lime Hawk-moth 4
Lime Hawk-moth 3
Lime Hawk-moth 3
Lime Hawk-moth f.brunnea
Lime Hawk-moth f.brunnea
Lime Hawkmoth 2
Lime Hawkmoth 2
Lime Hawkmoth Cat.
Lime Hawkmoth Cat.

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 186 records with habitat information)

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 1004 records with habitat detail and method information)

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