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Species Heliothis australis - Hodges#11072.2

Heliothis australis - male Probably Heliothis australis - Heliothis australis - male Owlet moth - Heliothis australis Heliothis australis Heliothis australis Heliothis australis
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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
Genus Heliothis
Species australis (Heliothis australis - Hodges#11072.2 )
Hodges Number
11072.2
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Heliothis australis Hardwick, 1994 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 932048
Size
Hardwick (1994) listed the wingspan as 37.2 ± 2.46 mm. n = 17, n= the number of specimens studied. (1)
Identification
The Hardwick (1994) description of the adult, including genitalia, is available in PDF. (1)
Range
Hardwick (1994) reported the range to include southern New Mexico and Arizona to Chiapas in southern Mexico. (1)
Holotype, ♂ from San Cristobal de las Casas, 7200 ft., Chiapas, Mexico, 5-V-1969, collector J.E.H. Martin, in the Canadian National Collection (CNC). (1)
Season
Hardwick (1994) reported the adults fly from early May to mid-October. (1)
Print References
Hardwick, D.F., 1994. A review of the Phloxiphaga group of the genus Heliothis (Noctuidae: Heliothentinae) with description of a new species. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 48(2): 108; figs. 3, 7, 10. (1)