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Agrotis subterranea (granulate cutworm)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Granulate Cutworm or Tawny Shoulder (Feltia subterranea, formerly Agrotis subterranea) is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found in North America, from Massachusetts and New York to California and the southern parts of the United States and Mexico. It is also present in Central America and South America where it has been reported in Honduras, Costa Rica, Cuba, Panama, Venezuela, Colombia, South-East Brazil, Uruguay, Chile, the Antilles. The wingspan is 38–44 mm. The larvae feed on a wide range of plants, including over 61 hosts of economic importance.
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Prey / Diet


Corynorhinus rafinesquii (Rafinesque's big-eared bat)[3]


Parasitized by 
Noctuidonema guyanense[4]

External References

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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
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.
3Dodd, Luke E.; Lacki, Michael J.; Johnson, Joseph S.; Rieske, Lynne K. (2015), Data from: Prey size and dietary niche of Rafinesque’s big-eared bat (Corynorhinus rafinesquii), Dryad, Dataset,
4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0