Ipsilon Dart Moth (Agrotis ipsilon)

Order: Lepidoptera (le-pid-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Noctuidae (nok-TOO-ih-dee) (Info)
Genus: Agrotis
Species: ipsilon

Regional

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Barling, Arkansas
Glouster, Ohio

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On Jan 30, 2007, DiOhio from Corning, OH (Zone 6a) wrote:

The larva to this moth is called the Black Cutworm. It is a major pest on cultivated plants including clover, corn, lettuce, potatoes and tobacco.

This moth can be found worldwide.