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Dotted Clay
Xestia baja

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 73.353/2130
Norfolk status
Local.
Woodland, heathland, scrub grassland on chalk or limestone.

The two black dots close to apex of the forewing are distinctive.

Recorded in 39 (57%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1905.
Last Recorded in 2018.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/09/2018128TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
28/08/2018128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
27/08/2018128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
21/08/2018128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
18/08/2018128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Forewing: 17-21mm.
Season: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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