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932056 – 11073.1   Heliocheilus lupatus (Grote, 1875)
             Lupatus Straw Moth

Jerry Armstrong
Distribution: Type locality: Bastrop Co., TX.
Similar Species:
  • Heliocheilus turbata (Walker, 1858) is a more dull brown and more mottled.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Heliothis lupatus Grote, 1875
Taxonomic Notes: Heliocheilus lupatus (Grote, 1875) is elevated from synonymy of 11073 Heliocheilus turbata (Walker, 1858) in Hardwick (1996).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Grote, A.R., 1875. Lepidopterological observations. The Canadian Entomologist, 7(12): 224.
  • Hardwick, D.F., 1996. A monograph to the North American Heliothentinae (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Centre for Land and BiolOgical Resources Research, Agriculture Canada, Ottawa, Canada: The Author, 1-281.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
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