Contact: Mari N. Jensen
University of Arizona
Caption: Bollworm, Helicoverpa zea, moths have a wingspan of 1. 5 to 2 inches. Their caterpillars, known as bollworms, are serious pests of cotton in the southeastern US and Texas.
Credit: USDA-Agricultural Research Service.
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