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Agrotis vetusta (Old Man Dart)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Old Man Dart, Spotted-legged Cutworm or Muted Dart (when referring to Agrotis vetusta mutata) (Agrotis vetusta) is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found in North America, from southern Alaska to Nova Scotia, southward into Mexico.The wingspan is 35–42 mm. Adults are on wing from August to September depending on the location.The larvae feed on various forbs, vegetables, and row crops.
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Prey / Diet

Citrullus lanatus (watermelon)[1]
Cucumis callosus (cantaloupe)[1]
Gossypium herbaceum (Levant cotton)[1]
Nicotiana tabacum (cultivated tobacco)[1]
Rubus canadensis (Highbush Blackberry)[1]
Rubus trivialis (southern dewberry)[1]
Solanum lycopersicum (Currant Tomato)[1]
Spinacia oleracea (spinach)[1]
Verbascum thapsus (great mullein)[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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