Scarce Bordered Straw Helicoverpa armigera: Distribution map

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Scarce Bordered Straw Helicoverpa armigera

(Hübner, [1808])


Wingspan 30-40 mm.

An immigrant species to Britain, mainly around the southern coasts, and occurring most often in the autumn months.

It is also found as a larva from time to time on tomato plants, geraniums and other plants brought in from the Mediterranean region, where it can be a pest.
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