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Agrotis
(cutworm (larvae))

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Agrotis (cutworm (larvae))

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 24 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Agrotis
  • Preferred Common Name
  • cutworm (larvae)
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Agrotis

Preferred Common Name

  • cutworm (larvae)

Other Scientific Names

  • Porosagrotis
  • Scotia

International Common Names

  • English: dart moths; surface caterpillar (larvae)
  • Spanish: cuerudo; grillo cortador (El Salvador); gusano nochero; gusano trozador (Mexico)
  • French: vers gris
  • Portuguese: lagarta rosca

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Erdeulen; Erdraupen; Eule, Erd-; Eulen, Acker-
  • Iran: kerme chaki
  • Italy: vermi grigi
  • Netherlands: aardrupsen (larvae)

EPPO code

  • AGROSP (Agrotis sp.)
  • POROSP (Agrotis sp.)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Lepidoptera
  •                         Family: Noctuidae
  •                             Genus: Agrotis

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Steinernema carpocapsae Parasite