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2400 ~ Scarce Bordered Straw ~ Helicoverpa armigera
UK Status

Migrant. Scattered records

Montgomeryshire Status

A scarce species, recorded at just a handful of sites.

Wingspan :  M & F, 38-42mm.

Confusion species

Bordered Straw and Eastern Bordered Straw.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

Mainly seen on coastal areas and to a lesser extent inland.

Foodplant

Recorded on scarlet geranium and yellow-rattle.

Lifestage data

Larva rarely found.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 20th Aug 2006, Commins Coch
 
Photo by JBK, 18th Aug 2006, Cors Dyfi
 
Photo by JBK, 18th Aug 2006, Cors Dyfi

Photo by PRW, 4th Oct 2011, Commins Coch