Family: Noctuidae

73.353 Dotted Clay Xestia baja

There are 4205 county records of 13368 individuals from 289 different sites. First recorded in 1839.

Individual records comprise of: [13359 Adult] [9 Larval] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

Jun
14
Jul
5123
Aug
8127
Sep
81
Oct
5

Earliest: 10 Jun 1987 - Latest: 05 Oct 2002

Historical Abundance

2018
850
2017
703
2016
553
2015
914
2014
723
2013
2264
2012
544
2011
690
2010
411
2009
288

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
3218 (9168)
VC68
987 (4200)

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

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