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Bristly Cutworm Moth (Lacinipolia renigera)

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


No positives
No neutrals
1 negative


This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Grass Valley, California
San Diego, California
Bear, Delaware
Benton, Kentucky
Oakland, Maryland

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Member Notes:

Negative melody On May 22, 2007, melody from Benton, KY
(Zone 7a) wrote:

The larvae feed on many herbaceous plants and are destructive.

It is found throughout North America except for the Yukon and Alaska.

Adults fly from May to October.

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