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Corn Earworm Moth

Helicoverpa zea

Description:

Family: Noctuidae, Subfamily: Heliothinae (Flower Moths) A common yellowish tan to dull orange moth with black bands. TL 18-22 mm. Hosts: Low plants and crops including corn, cotton and tomato - an agricultural pest at the larval stage. A regular immigrant to the north in the fall.

Habitat:

Near meadows and fields (Attracted to light)

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3 Comments

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 9 years ago

Thanks! I do like #4 photo and switched it to number 1, but tired of my fingers and rough skin and hands from all my landscaping.

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 9 years ago

Awww so cute! I especially love the photo #4. Someday, I wanna be a MOTH-ER like you!

Kei Heyns
Kei Heyns 9 years ago

Great shots! really like your video work

Carol Snow Milne
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Carol Snow Milne

Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Oct 9, 2012
Submitted on Oct 9, 2012

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