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Agrotis orthogonia (pale western cutworm)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Pale Western Cutworm (Agrotis orthogonia) is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found in North America, more specifically dry, semi-desert areas of western North America from southern Canada to California, ranging eastward nearly to the eastern edge of the Great Plains.The wingspan is about 34 mm.The larvae feed on various forbs and grasses. The species is occasionally of economic importance on winter wheat and small grains. It has also been reported from corn and sugar beets.
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Prey / Diet

Beta vulgaris (sea beet)[1]
Chenopodium album (lambsquarters goosefoot)[1]
Linum sulcatum (grooved flax)[1]
Malva neglecta (roundleaf mallow)[1]
Salsola kali (prickly Russian thistle)[1]
Solanum lycopersicum (Currant Tomato)[1]
Tradescantia zebrina (inch plant)[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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