Chloridea virescens

932054.00 — 11071 — Chloridea virescens (Fabricius, 1777) — Tobacco Budworm Moth

Larval Host(s)

Presumed main host
on Block Island:

Known hosts:



(1) 41.1950 -71.5652, 27 viii 2020, A.S. Hunt [ASHC]


  • Species Page at Moth Photographers Group
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Factsheet at Florida Featured Creatures.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Pogue, M.G., 2013. Revised status of Chloridea Duncan and (Westwood), 1841, for the Heliothis virescens species group (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Heliothinae) based on morphology and three genes. Systematic Entomology, 38: 523-542.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 52.31m; p. 291. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths