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Heliothis? - Chloridea virescens

Heliothis? - Chloridea virescens
Encino, Los Angeles County, California, USA
June 10, 2006
Size: 1 inch
I saw this moving around inside a Rose Geranium (Pelargonium cv.) bush and flushed it while trying to get close to it. Here it's on Sugarbush (Rhus ovata).

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Heliothis? - Chloridea virescens Heliothis? - Chloridea virescens

Heliothis virescens
That is Heliothis virescens - Hodges' # 11071

Strangely enough, this seems to be the first image for this species from west of the Rockies.

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