Definition of Heliothis
1. Noun. A genus of Noctuidae.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Noctuidae, Noctuidae
Member holonyms: Heliothis Moth, Heliothis Zia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Heliothis
Literary usage of Heliothis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Transactions of the American Entomological Society. by American Entomological Society (1871)
"The following species of heliothis, from North America, are in our collection : heliothis exprimons, ..."
2. The Entomologist; an Illustrated Journal of General Entomology by Edward Newman, Royal Entomological Society of London (1898)
"heliothis ARMIGERA IN 1897.—On 21st October last I captured a specimen of this moth at ivy bloom in this neighbourhood.—A. DRUITT ; Christchurch. ..."
3. Report of the United States Entomological Commission by United States Entomological commission (1885)
"Found a few forms east from shedding, but no evidence of either Aletia or heliothis. On the 8th a chrysalis, wrapped up in a leaf, was found. ..."