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Heliothis peltigera ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Bordered Straw
73.0740 (B&F: 2403)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Noctuoidea
    »Family: Noctuidae
      »Subfamily: Heliothinae
        »Tribe: Acontiini

An immigrant species which is also an episodic resident. Adults are usually seen singly at mv light in a wide range of habitats within about four miles of the coast. Very irregular in appearance but occurs about two years in every three. The insect is usually encountered between late May and late September. Larvae feed on restharrow. (Pratt, 2011)

Heliothis peltigera ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Findon Valley, 20 ix 2015
Photo: Mike Snelling
Heliothis peltigera ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Findon Valley, 29 v 2017
Photo: Mike Snelling
Heliothis peltigera ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Henfield, 04 09 2019
Photo: Paula Blake
Heliothis peltigera ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Worthing, 14 vi 2015
Photo: Mike and Karen Galtry
Heliothis peltigera ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Wisborough Green, 13 vi 2015
Photo: Dave and Pen Green
Heliothis peltigera ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Steyning, 28 v 2015
Photo: Olly Ellis
Heliothis peltigera ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Findon Valley, 23 v 2015
Photo: Mike Snelling
Heliothis peltigera ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Bracklesham, 15 v 2015
Photo: Derek Lee
Heliothis peltigera ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
West Wittering, 29 ix 2009
Photo: Derek Lee
Heliothis peltigera ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Pagham Harbour, vii 2006
Photo: Ivan Lang
Heliothis peltigera ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Eastbourne Garden TQ614005, 14 v 2015
Photo: Peter Coyston
Heliothis peltigera ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Southwater, 1 viii 2006
Photo: Sam Bayley
Heliothis peltigera ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Edburton, 17 viii 2009
Photo: Tony Wilson
Heliothis peltigera ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Ripe, 9 viii 2006
Photo: Michael Blencowe
Heliothis peltigera ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Peacehaven, 23 vii 2006
Photo: Adrian Thomas

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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