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Agrotis malefida (palesided cutworm)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Rascal Dart or Palesided Cutworm (Agrotis malefida) is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found from North Carolina and Kentucky south to Florida, west to Arizona, and north to southern Kansas. It is also found in the Neotropics from Mexico to Argentina and Chile. The wingspan is 40–50 mm (1.6–2.0 in). The length of the forewings is 18–23 mm (0.71–0.91 in). Adults emerge in late January in the northern part of its range, in the south they fly throughout the year.
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Prey / Diet

Asparagus officinalis (garden asparagus)[1]
Beta maritima (sea beet)[1]
Capsicum annuum (cayenne pepper)[1]
Gossypium herbaceum (Levant cotton)[1]
Nicotiana tabacum (cultivated tobacco)[1]
Portulaca grandiflora (rose moss)[1]
Portulaca granulatostellulata (akulikuli-kula)[1]
Solanum aethiopicum (Mock Tomato)[1]
Solanum jacquinii (Baingun cultivated eggplnat)[1]
Solanum lycopersicum (Currant Tomato)[1]
Stellaria media (chickweed)[1]



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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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