genus Heliothis


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Noun1.genus Heliothis - a genus of Noctuidaegenus Heliothis - a genus of Noctuidae      
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Noctuidae, Noctuidae - cutworms; armyworms
heliothis moth, Heliothis zia - medium-sized moth whose larvae are corn earworms
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Members of the noctuid genus Heliothis comprise some of the most important of all phytophagous insect pests with word wide distribution and significance with more than 300 species currently recognized [1] only Helicoverpa armigera (Heliothisarmigera) and Heliothiszea have achieved major pest status [2].
Members of the noctuid genus Heliothis comprise some of the most important of all phytophagous insect's pests with word wide distribution and significance but of the 80 or so species currently recognized [1] only Helicoverpa armigera (Heliothis armigera), Heliothis zea and Heliothis virescens have achieved major pest status [2].