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Mamestra configurata (bertha armyworm)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Bertha Armyworm (Mamestra configurata) is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found in the western part of the North America (including Alberta, British Columbia, Washington, New Mexico and California) and Mexico.Adults are grey-black with a silvery-whitish kidney shaped spot and fringe on each forewing.The larvae feed on Canola. First feeding on the leaves, but later also feeding on the pods. Full-grown larvae drop to the ground in mid to late August to pupate.
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Prey / Diet

Beta vulgaris (sea beet)[1]
Chenopodium album (lambsquarters goosefoot)[1]
Linum mysorense (common flax)[1]
Linum sulcatum (grooved flax)[1]
Solanum lycopersicum (Currant Tomato)[1]

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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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