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Marbled Clover
Heliothis viriplaca (Hufnagel, 1766)
Noctuidae: Heliothinae
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Photo © Sue Pennell,  23/06/2019 - FC Ride 109 Drymere, Beachamwell

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 13-15mm.
Flight: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Many plants.
Nat Status: Red Data Book
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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 53 (72%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1800.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
06/09/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
24/08/2021128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
20/08/2021128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
19/08/2021127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
18/08/2021127TG14 - Sheringham
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