St-Kitts, Philipps Level, 9-XII-83

Heliothis subflexa (Guenée, 1852)

Noctuidae Heliothinae


Detail of the forewings

Heliothis subflexa: The outer line ends at the apical angle.
Heliothis virescens: The outer line ends before reaching the apical angle.


Biology and distribution

Larva on Solanaceae.

Very rare in Guadeloupe. Found in xerophilic zone only.

St-Kitts.

From Canada to South America.
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Pheromone

The sex pheromone produced by the female moths has been described (Teal et al, 1981, J. chem. Ecol., 7: 1011-1022; Klun et al., 1982, Environ. Entomol., 11: 1084-1090.). It consists of:

Source: Pherolist, a database on sex pheromones of Lepidoptera and related attractants.
Male genitalia (JPG 27 Ko).

Similar species

Heliothis virescens


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