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Scarce Bordered Straw Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner, 1808)
Status .....Very rare inland, but an annual migrant to the southern half of the UK. 2006 represented a big invasion year with a number of records occurring both nationally and in Nottinghamshire, but it has been assumed its very rare county status again since.
Photographed at Red Hill September 10th 2006
Photographed at Red Hill September 12th 2006
Photographed at Lound Wood September 23rd 2006
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Scarce Bordered Straw
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth reports 2003-2012). Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2013). Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Martin Gray. Martin Kennewell (via Facebook).Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2022).

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Updated September 2023

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