Xestia baja

Irish status: Widespread

Dotted Clay - this moth has a wingspan of 35-40 mm. Flying from July to August in a single generation and is attracted to light. Bramble is one of the main foodplants. Photographed in Ballinaglera Co. Leitrim.

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