Family: Noctuidae

73.353 Dotted Clay Xestia baja

There are 4453 county records of 14370 individuals from 302 different sites. First recorded in 1839.

Individual records comprise of: [14356 Adult] [14 Larval] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

Jun
9
Jul
5748
Aug
8501
Sep
84
Oct
5

Earliest: 10 Jun 1987 - Latest: 05 Oct 2002

Historical Abundance

2019
804
2018
1048
2017
703
2016
553
2015
914
2014
723
2013
2264
2012
544
2011
690
2010
411

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
3395 (9784)
VC68
1058 (4586)

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 >