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Eastern Bordered Straw
Heliothis nubigera (Herrich-Schäffer, 1851)
Noctuidae: Heliothinae
2404 / 73.075
Photo © Graham Wenman

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 16-20mm.
Flight: Recorded in May and June.
Foodplant:   Many plants.
Nat Status: Rare Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Rare immigrant, unknown in Britain until 1958.
Five British records, two from Norfolk, by Peter Clarke: Sheringham on 28th May (2nd UK record) and 3rd June 1958. The first of these now in the Natural History Museum.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1958.
Last Recorded in 1958.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/06/1958127TG14 - Sheringham
28/05/1958127TG14 - Sheringham
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