13 Sep 2016

Eastern Bordered Straw - Record by Mansur Al Fahad

Mansur has recently sent me a few moths he has caught near Riyadh and managed to identify. One such moth was Heliothis nubigera. The english name for this is the Eastern Bordered Straw a species of moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found in all kind of arid areas in the Palaearctic. The wingspan is 35–40 mm with adults on wing year round. There are probably two generations per year.
Eastern Bordered Straw

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