Scarce Bordered Straw 2 (Helicoverpa armigera)

Scarce Bordered Straw - D Shenton

Scarce bordered straw

Scarce Bordered Straw

SCarce Bordered Straw TL

When the Scarce Bordered Straw can be seen in Britain

The Scarce Bordered Straw (Helicoverpa armigera), is a moth in the Noctuidae family.


This species is an immigrant species. Rather similar to the Bordered Straw, this species is planer, with variable markings.


It is a moth whose larvae are known to feed on a wide array of plants including a range of plants cultivated by humans. They are the major pest in cotton and among the most polyphagous and cosmopolitan pests

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