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.
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 ♦2Jorrit 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.