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Bordered Straw
Heliothis peltigera ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Heliothinae
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Heliothis nubigera
Forewing: 16-19mm.
Flight: Recorded all year. Mainly June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Common Restharrow.
Red List: NA (Not Applicable)
Ex Status: Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Immigrant .
Recorded at any time of year, Norfolk records from June to October.

Comes to light at night, also can be seen flying by day in warm sunshine, visiting flowers.

Recorded in 41 (55%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1884.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
31/07/2021227TG33 - Bacton
10/07/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
06/09/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
20/08/2020128TF80 - Swaffham
12/08/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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