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Subfamily Heliothinae

Day flying moth - Heliothis phloxiphaga unidentified caterpillar - Chloridea virescens Flower Moth - Schinia arcigera Helicoverpa zea ? - Helicoverpa zea Acute-lined Flower Moth - Schinia acutilinea Noctuidae - Heliothis phloxiphaga Schinia oleagina? - Schinia Schinia scarletina
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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.