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Species Account for Orthosia incerta

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Orthosia incerta  (Hufnagel, 1766) 73.242
Clouded Drab
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Noctuidae

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

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Records: 4111
First Record: 1913
Latest Record: 2021

1992-on hectads: 49
Pre-1992 hectads: 36
Total hectads: 52
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Broad Habitat Data (based on 555 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 3 records with subhabitat information)

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 4111 records with habitat detail and method information)

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