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Agrotis ipsilon (black cutworm)


Wikipedia Abstract

The Cousin German (Protolampra sobrina) is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found in most of Europe, east to Siberia, Altai, Irkutsk, Kamchatka and Korea. The wingspan is 34–39 mm. Adults are on wing from July to August. The larvae feed on Rosa acicularis, Sorbus aucuparia, Calluna vulgaris and Vaccinium uliginosum.
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Wing Span [1]  1.85 inches (.047 m)

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1Agrotis ipsilon (Hufnagel) (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), John L. Capinera, University of Florida, October 2006. Latest revision: November 2012
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
4Jorrit 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.
5New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Plant-SyNZ™ database
6Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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