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Marbled Clover
Heliothis viriplaca (Hufnagel, 1766)
Noctuidae: Heliothinae
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Photo © Matthew Casey,  31/07/2020 - Hethersett

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 13-15mm.
Flight: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Many plants.
Nat Status: Red Data Book
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Resident, possible immigrant.
Flies rapidly in sunshine visiting flowers such as Viper's-bugloss, clovers and others.
Breckland, grassland, sand and shingle beaches, and other open grassy areas.
Main breeding areas in Breckland, Norfolk.

Recorded in 51 (74%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1800.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/09/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
07/09/2020128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
15/08/2020128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
12/08/2020228TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
12/08/2020128TF71 - Gayton/Narborough
Further info: Heliothis viriplaca
 
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