Noctuidae : Heliothinae

Photo © Jim Swalwell,  12/07/2014 - Flitcham (Abbey Farm)

  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Marbled Clover
Heliothis viriplaca

(Hufnagel, 1766) 73.072/2401
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 41 (59%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1800.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/08/2015128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
10/08/2015128TF60 - Downham/Fincham
03/08/2015128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
02/08/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
29/06/2015128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Forewing: 13-15mm.
Season: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Many plants
Nat Status: Red Data Book
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