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Cotton Bollworm

Scientific Name
Helicoverpa armigera
Scientific Author
Hubner
Taxonomy
(Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Heliothinae)
Status
Native Australian Pest Species
Native Australian Pest Species
Reliability
High
High
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Diagnostic Notes

The adults have brown forewings with a fine dark markings around with a single dark spot on the wing. Hind wings are beige with a dark border with a light patch and dark colouration over the main veins. Undersides are light-brown with dark sub-marginal bands on each wing and each forewing has a black C shaped mark and a black spot.

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Author
Carmichael A
Created
02/03/2006 02:04 AEST
Last Updated
03/04/2008 15:39 AEST
Citation
Carmichael A (2006) Cotton Bollworm (Helicoverpa armigera) Updated on 4/3/2008 3:39:44 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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