Noctuoidea

Noctuinae

Imago
Genus
Xestia
Species
ditrapezium
Author/Year
Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775
English Vernacular
Tripple Spotted Clay
French Vernacular
Double Trapèze
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 39mm - 46mm

Imago: Univoltine, a local species which is found in parks and deciduous woodland and is attracted to both light and sugar.

Larva: Polyphagous, feeding on birch (Betula), sallow (Salix ssp), bramble (Rubus fruticosus), hazel (Corylus) honeysuckle (Lonicera) and other trees and plants.

Overwinter: As a larva

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