Invasive Species Compendium

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Heliothis peltigera



Heliothis peltigera


  • Last modified
  • 20 November 2019
  • 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: 10 Jan 2020

Distribution References

CABI Data Mining, Undated. CAB Abstracts Data Mining.,

CABI, Undated. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Wallingford, UK: CABI

Natural enemies

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

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