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Bordered Straw
Heliothis peltigera ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Heliothinae
2403 / 73.074
Photo © Luke Broom-Lynne

Similar Norfolk Species
Scarce Bordered Straw
Helicoverpa armigera
Eastern Bordered Straw
Heliothis nubigera
Forewing: 16-19mm.
Season: Recorded all year. Mainly June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Common Restharrow.
Nat Status: Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Immigrant .
Recorded at any time of year, Norfolk records from June to October.

Comes to light at night, also can be seen flying by day in warm sunshine, visiting flowers.

Recorded in 40 (58%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1884.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/09/2019127TG33 - Bacton
09/09/2019127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
23/07/2019128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
20/08/2018127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
19/08/2018227TG51 - Winterton/Caister
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