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Xestia baja ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Dotted Clay
73.3530 (B&F: 2130)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Noctuoidea
    »Family: Noctuidae
      »Subfamily: Noctuinae
        »Tribe: Noctuini

A resident species occuring sparingly at mv light in a wide range of habitats; sometimes fairly common in woods in the west of the county but in serious danger of extinction in the east. This species is very local and in great decline. Single-brooded flying mainly from mid July to early September. Larvae feed on dock and aspen. (Pratt, 2011)

Xestia baja ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Ashombe Bottom, Lewes, 25 vii 1988
Photo: Roy Leverton
Xestia baja ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Findon Valley, 03 viii 2010
Photo: Mike Snelling

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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