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University of Arizona

Bollworm Moth

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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