Common Flower Moths: Subfamily Heliothinae…

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These photographs introduce our local Flower Moths (Family Noctuidae, Subfamily Heliothinae).  Shown here are examples of 4 common genera and 7 different species I’ve found and photographed in northeastern North Dakota.

Try to identify a few of these moths by matching them with images found on pages 422-427 of the Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America?  (Individuals in this group may be a little easier to identify than some others I’ve posted recently.) 

Moth Book

There are some very colorful moths in the Subfamily Heliothinae.  Click on this link to find many more splendid examples of North American Flower Moths archived in the Moth Photographers Guide:


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