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Photo#1007939
Tobacco Budworm Moth - Chloridea virescens

Tobacco Budworm Moth - Chloridea virescens
n.w. Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
October 9, 2014
Size: FW abt 16mm
I was expecting this to be a species of Schinia flower moth but it didn't seem to match any of those well.

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Tobacco Budworm Moth - Chloridea virescens Schinia sp.? - Chloridea virescens

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Looks like Heliothis virescens

 
I think so too...
I looked at H. virescens but many of the images seemed to suggest that some of the details of the FW banding were inconsistent and the dark-margined underwing of mine was incorrect. Further examination of images makes me think that's OK.

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