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Noctuidae ? - Chloridea virescens

Noctuidae ? - Chloridea virescens
Residence near Rosebowl, Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California, USA
August 16, 2009
Pupated Aug. 2, eclosed Aug. 16. I didn't take photos of larva.
Hopefully, someone knows at least the genus.

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Noctuidae ? - Chloridea virescens Noctuidae ? - Chloridea virescens Noctuidae ? - Chloridea virescens

Front Shots?
Do you have shots from the front to show the palpi and legs better?

The pattern sure seems to match H. virescens but H. subflexa is very similar and according to Powell and Opler "Heliothis subflexa...lacks rust-colored scales on the labial palpi and prothoracic legs." The front legs and palpi look off white in your flower shot.

Thanks, Chris!
Moved from ID Request.

Heliothis virescens
Nice photos!

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