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932046 – 11072   Heliothis phloxiphaga Grote & Robinson, 1867
             Darker Spotted Straw Moth

Mark Dreiling
Distribution: Caution: A single range map dot for a Canadian province may represent records without specific location data.
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Heliothis phloxiphaga Grote & Robinson, 1867
Heliothis interjacens Grote, 1880
Heliothis phlogophagus Grote & Robinson, 1870
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • 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): 106-110.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 52.29f; p. 291. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
  • Species page at Moths of North Dakota.
Heliothis phloxiphaga
Carol Davis
Heliothis phloxiphaga
John Davis
Heliothis phloxiphaga
Robert Pearson
Heliothis phloxiphaga
Steve Walter
Heliothis phloxiphaga
Gary Anweiler
Heliothis phloxiphaga
33mm – Jim Vargo
Heliothis phloxiphaga
39mm – U. S. National Museum
Heliothis phloxiphaga
Canadian National Collection LG

Heliothis phloxiphaga
Canadian National Collection LG

Heliothis phloxiphaga
Canadian National Collection LG

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