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Heliothis peltigera



Heliothis peltigera


  • Last modified
  • 10 December 2020
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Heliothis peltigera
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Heliothis peltigera Denis & Schiffermüller

Other Scientific Names

  • Chloridea peltigera Denis & Schiffermüller
  • Noctua peltigera Denis & Schiffermüller

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Eule, Bilsenkraut-
  • Turkey: yesil kurt

EPPO code

  • HELIPE (Heliothis peltigera)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Lepidoptera
  •                         Family: Noctuidae
  •                             Genus: Heliothis
  •                                 Species: Heliothis peltigera

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 23 Nov 2020

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Campoletis chlorideae Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Carcelia illota Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Chelonus curvimaculatus Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Copidosoma Parasite Eggs
Copidosoma obscurum Parasite Eggs
Cotesia kazak Parasite Arthropods|Larvae Cape Verde beans; Cajanus cajan; tomatoes
Drino imberbis Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Eriborus argenteopilosus Parasite
Goniophthalmus halli Parasite Arthropods|Larvae Cape Verde Cajanus cajan; tomatoes
Hyposoter didymator Parasite Cape Verde beans; Cajanus cajan; tomatoes
Microchelonus heliopae Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Nucleopolyhedrosis virus Pathogen Arthropods|Larvae
Palexorista solennis Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Sturmiopsis inferens Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Tachina fera Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Winthemia quadripustulata Parasite Arthropods|Larvae

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