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Bordered Straw
Heliothis peltigera ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Heliothinae
2403 / 73.074
Photo © John Furse,  Wells Woods 02/09/2015

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Similar Norfolk Species
Scarce Bordered Straw
Helicoverpa armigera
Eastern Bordered Straw
Heliothis nubigera
Forewing: 16-19mm.
Flight: Recorded all year. Mainly June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Common Restharrow.
Red List:
GB 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 42 (57%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1884.
Last Recorded in 2022.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/08/2022127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
08/08/2022128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
07/08/2022227TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
06/08/2022127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
27/07/2022127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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