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Abagrotis alternata (greater red dart)

Wikipedia Abstract

The greater red dart or mottled gray cutworm (Abagrotis alternata) is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found in Eastern North America, from New Brunswick west across southern Canada to western Alberta, south to Arizona, New Mexico and the Gulf of Mexico.The wingspan is 38–43 mm. Adults are on wing in August in Alberta. There is one generation per year.The larvae feed on a wide range of plants.
View Wikipedia Record: Abagrotis alternata

Prey / Diet

Campsis radicans (common trumpetcreeper)[1]
Fragaria vesca (Wild Strawberry)[1]
Juglans nigra (black walnut)[1]
Juglans regia (English walnut)[1]
Malus pumila (Common apple)[1]
Picea glauca (Canadian spruce)[1]
Prunus cerasus (sour cherry)[1]
Prunus domestica (plum)[1]
Prunus persica (peach)[1]
Quercus alba (White Oak)[1]
Quercus velutina (Black Oak)[1]
Solanum lycopersicum (Currant Tomato)[1]



Attributes / relations provided by
1HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
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