|2130 ~ Dotted Clay ~ Xestia baja|
A common species, found throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 38-44mm.
Six-striped Rustic, Neglected Rustic and Cousin German.
Woodland, heathland, hedgerows, scrubby grassland, wet places and gardens.
A wide range of herbaceous plants.
Overwinters as a small larva. Larva August-May, feeding mainly at night. Pupates just below the soil.
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Photo by MDH, 12th July 2009, Llanfyllin
Photo by PB, 24th July 2011, Morben ISAF