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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Noctuidae > Heliothinae > Helicoverpa

Helicoverpa assulta (Guenée, 1852)

Indian and global distribution:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Andhra Pradesh
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
Helicoverpa Hardwick, 1965 species from India
Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner, [1808])
Helicoverpa assulta (Guenée, 1852)
  1. OD: Heliothis assulta Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins., Spec. gén. Lépid. 6 (Noct. 2): 178; TL: Tahiti
  2. Heliothis temperata Walker, 1857. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 11: 689; TL: Hindostan. Text at
  3. Kononenko, V. S. & A. Pinratana. 2013. Moths of Thailand, Volume 3: Noctuoidea Part 2: Addendum to Vol. 3, Part 1, Families Erebidae, Nolidae, Euteliidae, Noctuidae and Checklist. Brothers of St. Gabriel in Thailand, Bangkok. 625 pp. + 55 pls. Pl. 40/8-9. 
  4. Komal, J., Shashank, P.R., Sondhi, S., Madan S., Sondhi, Y., Meshram, N.M., Anooj, S.S. 2021. Moths (Insecta: Lepidoptera) of Delhi, India: An illustrated checklist based on museum specimens and surveys. Biodiversity Data Journal 9: e73997. Fig. 22c. 

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Anonymous. 2022. Helicoverpa assulta (Guenée, 1852). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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