Montserrat, Galway's Soufriere, 12-XII-83

Agrotis subterranea (Fabricius, 1794)

Noctuidae Noctuinae


Agrotis annexa Treitschke
Agrotis anteposita Guenée
Agrotis lutescens (Blanchard)
Agrotis decernens Walker
Agrotis interferens Walker
Agrotis blanchardi Berg
Agrotis lytaea (Druce)
Agrotis interposita Maassen
Agrotis williamsi (Schaus)

Biology and distribution

Polyphagous larva, frequently found on potato.

Common in Guadeloupe and Martinique (Pinchon, 1969).

St-Kitts, Montserrat, Dominica.
Greater Antilles (Cuba, Hispaniola: type specimen of A. decernens).

From the United States (granulated cutworm) to Chile.

Male genitalia (JPG 22 Ko).
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