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Heliothis Ochsenheimer, 1816
Heliothis Hübner, 1806; (suppr. ICZN 97 & 128)
Heliothisa Meigen, 1832; (emend.)
Heliotis Sodoffsky, 1837; (emend.)
Chloridea Duncan & [Westwood], 1841
= ; [NACL, 158]; [AUCL]
Aspila Guenée, 1842; (preocc. Stephens, 1834)
= ; [NACL, 158]; [AUCL]
Timora Walker, 1856
= ; [AUCL]
Masalia Moore, 1881; 364, TS: Masalia radiata Moore
= ; [AUCL]
Disocnemis Grote, 1883
= ; [NACL, 158]; [AUCL]
Dysocnemis Grote, 1883; (emend.)
Neocleptria Hampson, 1903
= ; [AUCL]
Heliotis Lefebvre, 1827; (missp.)
Heliothris Ollif, 1890; (missp.)
Masalia (Heliothinae) ; [POOLE]
Chloridea (Heliothinae) ; Godman & Salvin, 1889, Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Heterocera 1: 298
Heliothis (Heliothinae) ; Godman & Salvin, 1889, Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Heterocera 1: 299; [NACL, 158]; [AUCL]

fiHeliothis viriplaca (Hufnagel, 1766)
EU. See [About maps] Vihervaeullusyökkönen Marbled Clover Kardeneule
dipsacea (Linnaeus, 1767)
Heliothis viriplaca, Svenska fjärilar [SVF]
Heliothis viriplaca, Moths and Butterflies of Europe [MBE]
Heliothis viriplaca, UK Moths [Ian Kimber]
[viriplaca.jpg] 500x355 (~25Kb) FINLAND: Ka: Virolahti, 6719:539, 6-10.8.1972, Markku Savela leg.

Larva on Centaurea jacea



fiHeliothis maritima Graslin, 1855
EU. See [About maps] Viistovaellusyökkönen Shoulder-striped Clover
Heliothis maritima, Svenska fjärilar [SVF]

Larva on Spergula, Spergularia, Calluna, Erica


Heliothis ononis (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)
CEU. See [About maps] Noctua ononis Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775; Ankündung eines systematischen Werkes von den Schmetterlingen der Wienergegend: 89
= ; [NACL, #11077]
?ononis (Fabricius, 1787)
Heliothis ononidis Guenée, 1852; (missp.)
= ; [NACL, #11077]
Melicleptria septentrionalis H. Edwards, 1884; Papilio 4 (3) : 45
= ; [NACL, #11077]
Chloridea ononis ab. intensiva Warren, 1911; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 3 : 245
= ; [NACL, #11077]
Heliothis lugubris Klemensiewicz, 1912
= ; [NACL, #11077]
Heliothis ononis, Pacific Northwest Moths [PNWM]
Heliothis ononis, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Heliothis ononis, E.H. Strickland Ent. Mus, U of [ALBERTA]
Heliothis ononis ; [NACL, #11077]

fiHeliothis peltigera (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)
EU. See [About maps] Keltavaellusyökkönen Bordered Straw
Heliothis peltigera, African Moths [AFM]
Heliothis peltigera, Svenska fjärilar [SVF]
Heliothis peltigera, Moths and Butterflies of Europe [MBE]
Heliothis peltigera, UK Moths [Ian Kimber]

Larva on Carthamus, Medicago, Calendula


fiHeliothis nubigera Herrich-Schäffer, [1851]
EU. See [About maps] Kalvasvaellusyökkönen
Heliothis nubigera Herrich-Schäffer, [1851]; Syst. Bearb. Schmett. Europ. 2 (47): 366, TL: Europe
Chloridea nubigera ; Rothschild, 1915, Novit. Zool. 22 (2): 229

Larva on Zygophyllum, Echinops, Lonicera


Heliothis albida (Hampson, 1905)
Algeria, .... See [About maps] Timora albida Hampson, 1905; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (7) 15 (89) : 450, TL: Hamman-es-Salahin
Timora albida ; Rothschild, 1915, Novit. Zool. 22 (2): 229

Heliothis subflexa (Guenée, 1852)
NA - Argentina, Antilles. See [About maps] Aspila subflexa Guenée, 1852
Heliothis subflexa, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Heliothis subflexus, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
Heliothis subflexa, The Moths of Southeastern Arizona [Bruce Walsh]
Heliothis subflexa, Lepidoptera of French Antilles [Pierre Zagatti]
Heliothis subflexus ; [NACL, #11070]
Heliothis subflexa ; Becker & Miller, 2002, J. Lep. Soc. 56 (1): 17, f. 16

Larva on Solanum nigrum, Physalis spp.


Heliothis virescens (Fabricius, 1777)
Virginia, NA.Georgia, Florida, Texas, Mexico, Guatemala, Panama, Brazil (SE.Brazil, Amazons), Antilles. See [About maps] Noctua virescens Fabricius, 1777; Genera Insectorum : 282
Phalaena rhexiae Smith, 1797; in Smith & Abbot, Nat. Hist. Rarer Lepid. Ins. Georgia, 2: 199, pl. 100
= ; [NACL, #11071]
Xanthia[?] viridescens Walker, [1857]; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 10: 465
= ; [NACL, #11071]
Xanthia[?] prasina Walker, [1857]; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 10: 465
= ; [NACL, #11071]
Heliothis spectanda Strecker, 1876; Lep. Rhopal. Het. (13): 122
= ; [NACL, #11071]
Heliothis virescens, Pacific Northwest Moths [PNWM]
Heliothis virescens, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Heliothis virescens, Noctuid Search (record) [NOCTS]
Heliothis virescens, The Moths of Southeastern Arizona [Bruce Walsh]
Heliothis virescens, Lepidoptera of French Antilles [Pierre Zagatti]
Aspila rhexiae ;
Chloridea rhexiae ; Godman & Salvin, 1889, Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Heterocera 1: 298
Heliothis virescens ; [NACL, #11071]

Heliothis phloxiphaga Grote & Robinson, 1867
USA, S.Canada, Mexico, Panama, Guatemala, ..., Venezuela?, Chile?. See [About maps] Heliothis phloxiphaga Grote & Robinson, 1867; Trans. Amer. ent. Soc. 1 : 187
Heliothis phlogophagus Grote & Robinson, 1870; (emend.)
Heliothis interjacens Grote, 1880; Bull. Brooklyn Ent. Soc. 3: 30
= ; [NACL, #11072]; Hardwick, 1994, J. Lep. Soc. 48 (2): 106
Heliothis phloxiphaga, Pacific Northwest Moths [PNWM]
Heliothis phloxiphaga, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Heliothis phloxiphagus, E.H. Strickland Ent. Mus, U of [ALBERTA]
Heliothis phloxiphaga, Noctuid Search (record) [NOCTS]
Heliothis phloxiphagus, The Moths of Southeastern Arizona [Bruce Walsh]
Helitohis phlogophagus ; Godman & Salvin, 1889, Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Heterocera 1: 300
Heliothis phloxiphagus ; [NACL, #11072]; Hardwick, 1994, J. Lep. Soc. 48 (2): 106, f. 1, 4, 5, 8
Misidentified/misapplied:
?Heliothis armiger[sic]; Godman & Salvin, 1889, Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Heterocera 1: 299

Heliothis acesias Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874
from (NE.Nevada, S.Idaho) - S.Alberta - Ontario. See [About maps] Heliothis acesias Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874; Reise Fregatte Novara, Bd 2 (Abth. 2) (4): pl. 108, f. 42
= Heliothis phloxiphaga ; [NACL, #11072 (form)]
Heliothis luteitinctus Grote, 1875
= Heliothis phloxiphaga ; [NACL, #11072]
= Heliothis acesia ; Hardwick, 1994, J. Lep. Soc. 48 (2): 108
Heliothis acesias, Pacific Northwest Moths [PNWM]
Heliothis acesias, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Heliothis acesias, E.H. Strickland Ent. Mus, U of [ALBERTA]
Heliothis acesias, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
Heliothis acesias, Lynn Scott's Lepidoptera Images [Lynn Scott]
Heliothis acesias ; Hardwick, 1994, J. Lep. Soc. 48 (2): 108, f. 2, 6, 9

Heliothis australis Hardwick, 1994
Mexico - S.New Mexico, S.Arizona. See [About maps] Heliothis australis Hardwick, 1994; J. Lep. Soc. 48 (2): 108, f. 3, 7, 10, TL: San Cristobal de las Casas, 7200ft, Chiapas, Mexico
Heliothis australis, The Moths of Southeastern Arizona [Bruce Walsh]

Heliothis oregonica (H. Edwards, 1875)
Melicleptria oregonica H. Edwards, 1875
Heliothis oregonica, Pacific Northwest Moths [PNWM]
Heliothis oregonica, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Heliothis oregonicus, E.H. Strickland Ent. Mus, U of [ALBERTA]
Heliothis oregonicus ; [NACL, #11078]

Heliothis proruptus Grote, 1873
fimbria (Williams, 1905)
= ; [NACL, #11079]
venustus (H. Edwards, 1875)
= ; [NACL, #11079]
Heliothis proruptus, Pacific Northwest Moths [PNWM]
Heliothis proruptus, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Heliothis proruptus ; [NACL, #11079]

Heliothis belladonna (H. Edwards, 1881)
California, S.Utah. See [About maps] Melicleptria belladonna H. Edwards, 1881; Papilio 1 (2) : 20, TL: S.Utah
Dysocnemis anartoides Strand, 1915; Arch. Naturgesch. 80 A (11) : 161, TL: Modoc Co., California
= ; [NACL, #11080]
Heliothis belladonna, Pacific Northwest Moths [PNWM]
Heliothis belladonna, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Heliothis belladona[sic, recte belladonna] ; [NACL, #11080]

Heliothis borealis (Hampson, 1903)
Dysconemis borealis Hampson, 1903
Heliothis borealis, Pacific Northwest Moths [PNWM]
Heliothis borealis, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Heliothis borealis, E.H. Strickland Ent. Mus, U of [ALBERTA]
Heliothis borealis ; [NACL, #11081]

 

Heliothis roseivena (Walker, 1866)
Leucania roseivena Walker, 1866
Leucania alarioides Butler, 1886
Heliothis roseivena, Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia [Don Herbison-Evans]
Heliothis roseivena ; [AUCL]

Heliothis punctifera Walker, 1857
Heliothis leucatma Lower, 1892; (nom. nud.)
Heliothis leucatma Lower, 1894; (nom. nud.)
Heliothis leucatma Meyrick, 1897
Neocleptria grisescens Warren, 1913
Heliothis punctifera, Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia [Don Herbison-Evans]
griseum ; Warren, 1913, (orig. missp.)
Heliothis punctifera ; [AUCL]

 

Heliothis galatheae (Wallengren, 1856)
South Africa - Ethiopia, ..., Gambia, ..., India. See [About maps] Leocyma galatheae Wallengren, 1856; 58, TL: Kaffern
Alaria lanceolata Walker, 1865; 767, TL: South Hindostan
= ; [POOLE]
Adisura splendens Druce, 1887; 685, TL: Gambia
= ; [POOLE]
Adisura imitata Druce, 1889; in Godman & Salvin, Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Heterocera 1: 301:Costa Rica [error, = Africa]
= ; [POOLE]
Curubasa depicta Swinhoe, 1891; 146, pl. 8, f. 4, TL: India, Khandalla
= ; [POOLE]
Timora nigrolineata Aurivillius, 1925
= ; [POOLE]
Timora lancea Berio, 1953; 2, f. 7, TL: Ethiopia, Neghelli
= ; [POOLE]
Masalia galatheae bechuana Seymour, 1972; 41, pl. 3, f. 145-149, TL: British Bechuanaland, Upington
= ; [POOLE]
Masalia galatheae, African Moths [AFM]
Masalia galatheae ; [POOLE]


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References:
[AFM]
African Moths
[ALBERTA]
University of Alberta, E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum; Browse Entomology Collection
[AUCL]
Nielsen & Rangsi, 1996; Checklist of the Lepidoptera of Australia; CSIRO, Australia
[About maps]
Warning! The maps are automatically generated from the textual information, and the process does not always produce acceptable result; See about maps for more info.
[BAMONA]
Opler, Pavulaan, Stanford & Pogue; Butterflies and Moths of North America; Mountain Prairie Information Node
[BCA]
electronic; BIOLOGIA CENTRALI-AMERICANA
[Bruce Walsh]
Bruce Walsh; e-mail: Bruce Walsh; The Moths of Southeastern Arizona; Butterflies of Southeastern Arizona
[Don Herbison-Evans]
and Stella A. Crossley; Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia; e-mail: Don Herbison-Evans; e-mail: Don Herbison-Evans
[HBN]
Francis Hemming, 1937; HÜBNER, A bibliographical and systematic account of the entomological works of Jacob Hübner and of the supplements thereto by Carl Geyer, Gottfried Franz von Frölich and Gottlieb August Wilhelm Herrich-Schäffer, Vol 1 & 2
[Ian Kimber]
http://www.ukmoths.force9.co.uk/
[LAMAS-NEO]
Gerardo Lamas; Bibliography of butterflies; An Annocated Bibliography of the Neotropical Butterflies and Skipper (Lepididoptera: Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea); Revised Electronic Edition (2007)
[Lynn Scott]
Moths of the Ottawa Area; Lynn Scott's Lepidoptera Images
[MBE]
Moths and Butteflies of Europe; Paolo Mazzei, Diego Reggianti and Ilaria Pimpinelli; http://www.leps.it/
[MPG]
North American Moth Photographers Group
[NACL]
Hodges, 1983; Check List of the Lepidoptera of America North of Mexico
[NOCTS]
Noctuid Search; An Interactive Key to Identify the Noctuidae of North America; e-mail: Thomas D. Eichlin; e-mail: Scott A. Kinnee; Dennis E. Mayhew; Ronald E. Somerby; Charles S. Papp
[PNWM]
Pacific Northwest Moths
[POOLE]
Poole, 1989; Lepidopterorum catalogus (n.s.) 118 - Noctuidae
[Pierre Zagatti]
WWW pages; Catalogue of the Lepidoptera of the French Antilles; e-mail: Pierre Zagatti
[SVF]
Svenska fjärilar; Naturhistoriska riksmuseet; (Sweden)


Some related literature:
Becker & Miller, 2002
The large moths of Guana Island, British Virgin Islands: a survey of efficient colonizers J. Lep. Soc. 56 (1): 9-44
H. Edwards, 1881
New genera and species of North America Noctuidae Papilio 1 (2) : 19-28
H. Edwards, 1884
Some new forms of N. American moths Papilio 4 (3) : 43-48
Fabricius, 1777
Genera Insectorum eorumque characters naturales secundum numerum, figuram, situm et proportionem ... Genera Insectorum : 1-310
Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874
Reise der österreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859 unter den Behilfen des Commodore B. von Wüllerstorf-Urbair. Zoologischer Theil. Band 2. Abtheilung 2. Lepidoptera. Rhopalocera Reise Fregatte Novara, Bd 2 (Abth. 2) (1): 1-136, pl. 1-21 (Rhop.) (C. & R. Felder, [1865]), (2): 137-378, pl. 22-47 (Rhop.) (C. & R. Felder, 1865), (3): 379-536, pl. 48-74 (Rhop.) (C. & R. Felder, 1867), (4): 537-548, pl. 75-120, (Inhalts-Verz.) 1-9 (pl. 1-74), (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874) , (5): pl. 121-140, (erklärung) 1-10 (pl. 75-107), (Inhalts-Verz.) 1-20 (pl. 108-140), (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875)
Druce in Godman & Salvin, 1889; Godman & Salvin, 1889
Biologia Centrali-Americana; or Contributions to the Knowledge of the Fauna of Mexico and Central America. Zoology. Lepidoptera. Heterocera Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Heterocera 1: 1-490, 3: pl. 1-101
Grote, 1880
Descriptions of new Noctuidae Bull. Brooklyn Ent. Soc. 3: 29-31
Grote & Robinson, 1867
Descriptions of American Lepidoptera. - No. 1-3 Trans. Amer. ent. Soc. 1 : 1-30, pl. 1-2, : 171-192, pl. 4, : 323-360, pl. 6-7
Hampson, 1905
Description of new genera and species of Syntomidae, Arctiadae, Agaristidae, and Noctuidae Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (7) 15 (89) : 425-453
Hardwick, 1994
A review of the phloxiphaga grou the genus Heliothis with description of a new species J. Lep. Soc. 48 (2): 106-110
Herrich-Schäffer, [1851]
Systematische Bearbeitung der Schmetterlinge von Europa, zugleich als Text, Revision und Supplement zu J. Hübner's Sammlung europäischer Schmetterlinge, Die Schwärmer, Spinner und Eulen, (1843-) 1845 (-1855) Syst. Bearb. Schmett. Europ. 2 (1): (v) pl. 1-2, f. 1-18, (viii) pl. 1-2, f. 1-12, (ix) pl. 1-2, f. 1-11 (1843), (2): (vii) pl. 1, f. 1-3, (ix) pl. 3, f. 12-16 (1843), (6): (ii) pl. 1, f. 1-5, (v) pl. 3-6, f. 19-49, (viii) pl. 3-4, f. 13-22 (1844), (7): (v) pl. 7, f. 50-56, (vii) pl. 2, f. 4-6 (1844), (9): (viii) pl. 5-9, f. 23-46, (ix) pl. 4-8, f. 17-40 (1844), (10): (ix) pl. 9-13, f. 41-64 (1845), (11): (ix) pl. 14-23, f. 65-114 (1845), (13): [1], 2-24 (1846), (14): 25-48, (iii) pl. 1, f. 1-6, (v) pl. 8-9, f. 57-70 (1846), (15): (v) pl. 10-11, f. 71-84, (viii) pl. 10-16, f. 47-84, (ix) pl. 24-28, f. 115-140 (1846), (17): 49-88, (vi) pl. 1-8, f. 1-46 (1846), (18): 89-104, (ix) pl. 29-38, f. 141-194 (1846), (19): (ix) pl. 39-52, f. 195-264 (1846), (21): 105-128, (v) pl. 12-13, f. 85-95, (vii) pl. 3-4, f. 7-13, (viii) pl. 17-22, f. 85-123 (1847), (23): 129-152, (ix) pl. 53-62, f. 265-316 (1847), (25): (ix) pl. 63-69, f. 317-356 (1847), (26): 153-166 (1847), (31): (viii) pl. 23-27, f. 124-147 (1848), (32): (vi) pl. 9, f. 47-63 (1848), (35): 167-190 (1848), (37): 191-214, (ix) pl. 70-76, f. 357-393 (1849), (38): 215-238, (ix) pl. 77-82, f. 394-425, pl. 85-87, f. 436-450 (1849), (41): 239-286, (viii) pl. 28, f. 148-150, (ix) pl. 83-84, f. 426-435, pl. 88-92, f. 451-475 (1850), (43): (ix) pl. 93-99, f. 476-511 (1850), (44): 287-326 (1850), (45): 327-334, (ix) pl. 101-102, f. 516-525 (1850), (47): 335-450, (v) pl. 14, f. 96-101, (vi) pl. 10, f. 54-59 (1851), (49): (v) pl. 15-16, f. 102-113, (ix) pl. 100, f. 512-515, pl. 103, f. 526-530 (1851), (50): (viii) pl. 29-31, f. 151-165, (ix) pl. 104-108, f. 527-551 (1851), (51): (iv) pl. 2, f. 7-10, (ix) pl. 109-110, f. 552-562 (1851), (52): (ix) pl. 111-113, f. 563-579 (1851), (54): (ix) pl. 114-118, f. 580-606, pl. 120-121, f. 614-625 (1852), (56): (ix) pl. 119, f. 607-613, pl. 122-124, f. 626-641 (1852), (59): (viii) pl. 32, f. 166-170, (x) pl. 1, f. 1-5 (1853), (67): (index) [1], 2-64 (1855)
Rothschild, 1915
Lepidoptera of the M'Zab country, south Algeria, collected by Dr Ernest Hartert and Carl Hilgert in 1914 Novit. Zool. 22 (2): 228-243
Warren in Seitz, 1911
Die Gross-Schmetterlinge des Palaearktischen Faunengebietes. 3. Die eulenartigen Nacthfalter Gross-Schmett. Erde 3 : 1-511, pl. 1-75
Strand, 1915
Nordamerikanische, insbesondere Californische Lepidoptera Arch. Naturgesch. 80 A (11) : 151-163
Strecker, 1876
Lepidoptera, Rhopaloceres and Heteroceres, indigenous and exotic, with descriptions and colored illustrations Lep. Rhopal. Het. (1): 1-7, pl. 1 (1872), (2): 9-15, pl. 2 (1873), (3): 17-24, pl. 3 (1873), (4): 25-32, pl. 4 (1873), (5): 33-43, pl. 5 (1873), (6): 45-50, pl. 6 (1873), (7): 51-60, pl. 7 (1873), (8): 61-70, pl. 8 (1874), (9): 71-80, pl. 9 (1874), (10): 81-94, pl. 10 (1874), (11): 95-100, pl. 11 (1874), (12): 101-108, pl. 12 (1875), (13): 109-123, pl. 13 (1876), (14): 125-134, pl. 14 (1878), (15): 135-143, pl. 15 (1878)
Walker, [1857]
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 9: 1-252 (1856), 10: 253-492 ([1857]), 11: 493-764 (1857), 12: 765-982 ([1858]), 13: 983-1236 ([1858]), 14: 1237-1520 (1858), 15: 1521-1888 (1858)


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