Noctuidae : Heliothinae

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Eastern Bordered Straw
2404 Heliothis nubigera
(Herrich-Schäffer, 1851) 73.075
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.

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

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Forewing: 16-20mm.
Season: Recorded in May and June.
Foodplant:   Many plants
Nat Status: Rare Immigrant
 Immature Adult
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