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932055 – 11070   Chloridea subflexa (Guenée, 1852)
             Subflexus Straw Moth

© Charles Melton
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Synonymy: Aspila subflexa Guenée, 1852
Taxonomic Notes: Chloridea subflexa (Guenée, 1852) was formerly placed in the genus Heliothis. The new generic combination from Pogue (2013) is followed by Lafontaine & Schmidt (2015), Lafontaine & Schmidt, 2015: 140.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Lafontaine J.D. & B.C. Schmidt, 2015. Additions and corrections to the check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico III. ZooKeys, 527: 127-147.
  • 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.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 52.32m; p. 291. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Chloridea subflexa
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Chloridea subflexa
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Chloridea subflexa
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Chloridea subflexa
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Chloridea subflexa
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Chloridea subflexa
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