Family: Noctuidae

73.353 Dotted Clay Xestia baja

There are 4425 county records of 14194 individuals from 300 different sites. First recorded in 1839.

Individual records comprise of: [14185 Adult] [9 Larval] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

Jun
14
Jul
5674
Aug
8399
Sep
84
Oct
5

Earliest: 10 Jun 1987 - Latest: 05 Oct 2002

Historical Abundance

2019
628
2018
1048
2017
703
2016
553
2015
914
2014
723
2013
2264
2012
544
2011
690
2010
411

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
3370 (9611)
VC68
1055 (4583)

Status Grade 1

Larval food plants

Blackthorn Prunus spinosa
Bog Myrtle Myrica Gale
Herbaceous plants Herbaceous plants
Stinging Nettle Urtica dioica
Willow/Sallow Salix spp
Woody plants Woody plants

Find moths by larval food plants here.

Notes:

< previous species | next species >