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Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner, 1808)

Имаго  (Helicoverpa armigera)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Noctuoidea family Noctuidae subfamily Heliothinae genus Helicoverpa → species Helicoverpa armigera

Species name(s)

Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner, 1808) = Noctua armigera Hübner, [1805] = Noctua barbara Fabricius, 1794 = Heliothis conferta Walker, 1857 = Heliothis pulverosa Walker, 1857 = Heliothis uniformis Wallengren, 1860 = Heliothis fusca Cockerell, 1889 = Helicoverpa commoni Hardwick, 1965 = Heliothis rama Bhattacherjee & Gupta, 1972.


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #12. Nizhnevolzhsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #28. Zabaikalsky; #37. Nizhne-Amursky; #38. Sakhalin; #40. Primorsky.


30—40 mm.

Primary colors

Brown/Gray/Black, White.

Flight time

January February March April May June July August September October November December

Имаго  (Helicoverpa armigera)

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Размах крыльев: 30-40 мм. Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.


  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Denmark, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, the Soviet Union - The European part of Turkey - European part, Finland, France, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, the European North-West, the European Central Black Earth, the European Central, Transbaikalia, Western Caucasus, the Lower Amur, Lower Volga, Prealtay, Primorye, Sakhalin, Mid-Volzhsky, South West Siberian, South Ural. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Austria, Azores, Albania, Andorra, the Balearic Islands, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Dodecanese Islands, Ireland, Spain (mainland ), Italy (mainland), the Canary Islands, Cyprus, Corsica, Crete,Latvia, Lithuania, Madeira, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Netherlands, Norway (mainland), the Channel Islands, the Savage Islands, Poland, Portugal (mainland), Romania, Russia, Sardinia, Northern Ireland, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey (European part), Ukraine, Finland, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic,Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.


  • Август - Сентябрь Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Larva food plants

  • Резеда (Reseda), Хлопчатник (Gossypium), Цитрусовые (Citrinae), Паслёновые (Solanaceae), внутренности стручков Перца овощного однолетнего (Capsicum annuum) Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Subspecies Helicoverpa armigera


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Evgeny Komarov, Andrey Ponomarev.

Text data: Peter Khramov, Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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09.11.2017 9:36, Vasiliy Feoktistov Corrected data.

Wingspan: No formalized data → 30—40 mm. Flight time: No formalized data → , .

07.10.2015 3:01, Peter Khramov

Rest we can only dream!)

07.10.2015 2:53, Yuri Semejkin

The morning begins with the east. Peter! Insomnia is that it's time to rest.

07.10.2015 2:36, Peter Khramov

Oh, the Far East is not asleep :--)

07.10.2015 2:25, Yuri Semejkin

There is subfamily in the taxon tree, but I don't see the family.

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