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932057 – 11073   Heliocheilus turbata (Walker, 1858)
             Spotted Straw Moth
Distribution Data for Heliocheilus turbata
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Distribution: Type locality: "East Florida".
Similar Species:
  • Heliothis lupatus Grote, 1875 is warmer orange-brown, not dull brown, and not as mottled.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Poaphila turbata Walker, 1858
Perigea albidentina Walker, 1865
  • Walker, F., 1857. Noctuidae. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum, 15: 1834.
Heliocheilus turbata
LG – Jim Troubridge

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