Noctuidae : Heliothinae

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  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 2016.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/07/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
04/07/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
27/06/2016128TG00 - Runhall/Barnham Broom
27/08/2015128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
12/08/2015128TF94 - Wells/Stiffkey
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Forewing: 13-15mm.
Season: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Many plants
Nat Status: Red Data Book
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