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Dotted Clay Xestia baja Length 20mm. A variable moth that rests with its wings held flat, one forewings partly overlapping the other. Adult has forewings that can range from buffish-brown to reddish-brown; there are two black spots near the tip of forewing’s leading edge. Flies July-August. Larva feeds on Bramble and a range of other deciduous plants. Widespread and common.
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Dotted Clay Xestia baja Length 20mm. A variable moth that rests with its wings held flat, one forewings partly overlapping the other. Adult has forewings that can range from buffish-brown to reddish-brown; there are two black spots near the tip of forewing’s leading edge. Flies July-August. Larva feeds on Bramble and a range of other deciduous plants. Widespread and common.

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Date: 25 Jun 2007
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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