73.074 .... B&F 2403
Bordered Straw Heliothis peltigera ([Denis & Shiffermüller] 1775)
Status .....An annual migrant to the southern half of the UK, but much rarer inland. Bordered Straw was last recorded in Nottinghamshire, back in the big migrant year of 2006. Prior to that, the only other recent records we know of, are of two moths on the same night at different Newark sites in 2003.
Photographed at Market Warsop June 2015
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Bordered Straw
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth reports 2003-2012). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2013). Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Sean Tobin. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2015). Martin Gray. Rob and Sharon Thatcher. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2022).

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Updated September 2023

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