Family: Noctuidae

73.353 Dotted Clay Xestia baja

There are 4556 county records of 14622 individuals from 303 different sites. First recorded in 1839.

Individual records comprise of: [14608 Adult] [14 Larval] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

Jun
9
Jul
5862
Aug
8639
Sep
84
Oct
5

Earliest: 10 Jun 1987 - Latest: 05 Oct 2002

Historical Abundance

2020
247
2019
809
2018
1048
2017
703
2016
553
2015
914
2014
723
2013
2264
2012
544
2011
690

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
3458 (9927)
VC68
1098 (4695)

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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