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Xestia c-nigrum (Linnaeus, 1758)
Noctuidae: Noctuinae
2126 / 73.359
Photo © Matthew Casey,  Costessey Oct 2012

Similar Norfolk Species
Triple-spotted Clay
Xestia ditrapezium
Double Square-spot
Xestia triangulum
Forewing: 14-19mm.
Season: May-July. Aug-Oct.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants. Nettles, willowherbs, etc.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Widespread and abundant.
Many habitats.

Recorded in 67 (97%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/09/2019228TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
12/09/2019227TG13 - Baconsthorpe
12/09/2019227TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
12/09/2019+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
12/09/20192627TM18 - Diss
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