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Similar Upper Thames Species
Setaceous Hebrew Character
Xestia c-nigrum
Double Square-spot
Xestia triangulum
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Triple-spotted Clay
Xestia ditrapezium

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 73.360

Local and uncommon in the region, although recorded over a wide area. Often confused with Double Square-spot. A photograph will be needed for confirmation. Mainly found in woodland but sometimes other habitats.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 30 (38%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1896.
Last Recorded in 2021.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Herbaceous and woody plants
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
27/07/20211VC24 - BuckinghamshireSU99
18/07/20191VC22 - BerkshireSU56
13/07/20192VC22 - BerkshireSU87
27/06/20171VC22 - BerkshireSU67
26/06/20171VC23 - OxfordshireSP50

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