Noctuidae : Heliothinae
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Photo © Patrick Clement,  To MV light, Halesowen, VC37. August 11th 2006.

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Scarce Bordered Straw
Helicoverpa armigera

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Bordered Straw
Heliothis peltigera

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2403 / 73.074

A rare migrant. Could turn up anywhere. Comes to light and to sugar and can be found visiting flowers during the day.

Recorded in 42 (30%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 16-19mm
Flight: Recorded all year. Mainly June - August
Foodplant:   Common Restharrow
GB Status: Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
27/07/20191VC40 - ShropshireSO49
09/07/20191VC40 - ShropshireSO49
30/08/20181VC36 - HerefordshireSO34
04/08/20181VC36 - HerefordshireSO34
26/06/20182VC39 - StaffordshireSJ93

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