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Agrotis segetum (Turnip Moth)

Wikipedia Abstract

The turnip moth (Agrotis segetum) is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is a common European species, but it is also found in Asia and Africa, very likely having been spread by the international trade in nursery stock. It is a cutworm in the genus Agrotis, which possibly is the genus that includes the largest number of species of cutworms.
View Wikipedia Record: Agrotis segetum


Prey / Diet

Allium cepa (garden onion)[1]
Apium graveolens (wild celery)[1]
Beta maritima (sea beet)[2]
Brassica juncea (mustard greens)[3]
Brassica napus (Rapeseed)[1]
Brassica nigra (Black Mustard)[3]
Brassica oleracea (broccoli)[3]
Brassica rapa (Field Mustard)[3]
Casuarina equisetifolia (common ironwood)[2]
Convolvulus arvensis (perennial morningglory)[3]
Daucus carota (bird's nest)[3]
Lactuca sativa (Lettuce)[3]
Ribes nigrum (European black currant)[3]
Rubus idaeus (Raspberry)[3]
Sinapis alba (White mustard)[3]
Sinapis arvensis (Charlock)[3]
Solanum tuberosum subsp. andigena (Irish potato)[1]
Zea mays (corn)[1]


Parasitized by 
Steinernema carpocapsae[4]
Steinernema feltiae[4]



Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
3Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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