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Subfamily Heliothinae

Moth ? - Schinia siren Schinia fulleri Green-eyed moth, possibly Schinia? - Heliothis phloxiphaga Schinia gracilenta Small moth - Schinia arcigera Moth - Schinia White & Red Moth  - Heliolonche pictipennis Moth-possibly a Slug Caterpillar Moth, Limacodidae - Schinia arcigera
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Heliothinae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Heliothidi Boisduval, 1829
Explanation of Names
Heliothinae from type genus Heliothis (Ochsenheimer), Greek meaning "scorched by the sun." (1)
Print References
Hardwick, D.F. 1996. A Monograph to the New World Heliothentinae (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), Agriculture Canada. (2)
Pogue, M.G. 2013. Revised status of Chloridea Duncan and (Westwood), 1841, for the Heliothis virescens species group (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Heliothinae) based on morphology and three genes. Systematic Entomology 38: 523–542 (PDF)
Smith, J.B. 1882. Synopsis of the North American Heliothinae. Trans. Am. Ent. Soc. 10: 205-256
Works Cited
1.An accentuated list of the British Lepidoptera, with hints on the derivation of the names.
Anonymous. 1858. The Entomological Societies of Oxford and Cambridge.
2.A Monograph to the New World Heliothentinae (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
David F. Hardwick. 1996. Centre for Land and Biological Resources Research, Agriculture Canada, Ottawa, Canada.