Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Helicoverpa armigera

Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner, 1808)

scarce borcered straw, cotton bollworm

on herbs

Helicoverpa armigera

Greece, Lefkas, Katouna, 29.viii.2021 © Laurens van der Linde

Helicoverpa armigera

lateral

Helicoverpa armigera

spreading

Helicoverpa armigera on Zea mays

Zea mays, Hungary, Mosonmagyaróvár, 25.ix.2013 © László Érsek

Helicoverpa armigera on Zea mays

detail

Helicoverpa armigera on Zea mays

larva, dorsal

Helicoverpa armigera on Zea mays

lateral

Helicoverpa armigera on Zea mays

kop

Helicoverpa armigera on Zea mays

prolegs

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Arachis hypogaea; Artemisia caerulescens subsp. gallica, campestris subsp. glutinosa; Brassica; Capsicum annuum; Chrysanthemum; Clinopodium nepeta & subsp. glandulosum; Cosmos bipinnatus; Cucumis sativus; Dianthus caryophyllus; Dipcadi serotinum; Dittrichia viscosa; Gerbera jamesonii; Glycine max; Gossypium; Helianthus annuus; Inula; Lactuca sativa; Lotus creticus; Lycopersicon esculentum; Malva parviflora. sylvestris; Medicago sativa; Misopates orontium; Nicotiana glauca, rustica, taabacum; Pelargonium zonale; Pistacia vera; Plantago; Reseda; Rosa; Rosmarinus officinalis; Salsola kali, vermiculata; Santolina chamaecyparissus; Silene; Solanum nigrum, tuberosum; Sorghum bicolor; Thymus carnosus; Ulex; Zea mays.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Dolinskaya, Lepiforum, Pyrgus.

synonyms

Heliothis armigera.

predators

Orius laevigatus.

references

Adolph, Kortstock, Niehoff & Schweitzer (2019a), Andújar Tomás, Gómez Ladrón de Guevara & Ruano Marco (1985a), Arnscheid (2000a), Calle (1982a), Dobado (2020a), Dolinskaya (2014b), Ebert (ed., 1997b), Hansen (1989a), Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Koren, Vukotić & Črne (2015a), Kravchenko, Orlova, Fibiger, ao (2005b), Lafranchis (2020c), Lepiforum (2021), Marabuto (2018a), Mehrnejad (2001a), pyrgus.de (2023), Tautel (2000a), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a), Vieira (2008a), Žikić, Ritt, Colacci, ao (2019a).

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