Dotted Clay

    Xestia baja

    NoctuidaeABH 73.353 B&F 2130

    Largely an upland species, fairly widely reported from Exmoor and the Quantocks, and historically south and east through the Blackdowns; formerly more widespread in the county.  May possibly still occur at Shapwick and in the moorland areas of the Mendips.

    Adult Verification Grade: 2

    Dotted Clay (Xestia baja) photographed in Somerset by Nigel Voaden