Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

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Genus:
Helicoverpa Hardwick, 1965 . Mem. ent. Soc. Canada 40 : 9.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HELIOTHINAE

Type-species:
Noctua armigera Hübner, 1808. Verz. bekannt. Schmett. 4: pl.79, fig.370.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) EUROPE: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Helicoverpa Hardwick, 1965 was treated as a junior [subjective] synonym of Heliothis Ochsenheimer, 1816 by Todd, 1978, Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 80 (1) : 3.

Poole (1989) included 18 species in the genus HELICOVERPA.

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