Subflexus Straw Moth
Heliothis subflexus
Hodges 11070

Copyright (C) 2006 Pete Williams, Gulf Breeze, Florida
September 11, 2006

Identification: Covell, Moths of Eastern North America, Pg. 141. The forewing is distorted pale green, crossed by three lines, each edged with white on the upper (basal) side. The post-median line continues to the apex of the wing by merging with the diffused apical dash. The reinform spots are barely visible, having no distinct darker pigment to define it in outline. The outer edge of the forewing is nearly straight. The hindwing is white. The caterpillar host plants are Common Nightshade and Ground Cherry

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