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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]
Brassica napus (Rapeseed)[2]
Brassica oleracea (broccoli)[2]
Chenopodium album (lambsquarters goosefoot)[1]
Linum mysorense (common flax)[1]
Linum sulcatum (grooved flax)[1]
Solanum lycopersicum (Currant Tomato)[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
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.
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