Field Tip Details

Species2401 Marbled Clover, Heliothis viriplaca, (Hufnagel, 1766)
Taxon stageImago
Time of yearlate May to early June
FoodplantsCommon Bird's-foot Trefoil, Lotus corniculatus
TipIt flies abundantly at the blossom of Lotus corniculatus (with which the denes near Great Yarmouth are covered) in late May and early June (Harmer) [Tutt]
Submitted byTony PrichardTip statusChecked
CreatedSun 22-May-2005Last updatedSun 22-May-2005

Photographs

2401 Marbled Clover, Heliothis viriplaca2401 Marbled Clover, Heliothis viriplaca
Norfolk (5.viii.2004) © L Gregory
Sizewell Dunes, Suffolk (vii.1999) © N Sherman