Heliolonche joaquinensis. The name is based on a description of the larva by Hardwick (1996). The adult was formally described by Pogue (2006).
- Hardwick DF (1996) A monograph to the North American Heliothentinae (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). David F. Hardwick, publisher. Ottawa, Canada. 281 pp.
- Pogue MG (2006) Nomenclatural validation of three North American species of Heliothinae (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and the adult description of Heliolonche joaquinensis Hardwick. Zootaxa 1283: 25-36.