Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Heliothis peltigera [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775
Bordered Straw

Family: Noctuidae
Checklist Number: 73.074

A rare immigrant from the continent usually confined to the southern counties of England and Wales. First recorded on the Outer Hebrides in 2009. Appears from June to August

The larvae feed on a number of herbaceous plants, but several are not present here

Heliothis peltigera
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