Agrotis alexandriensis

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Agrotis alexandriensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Noctuidae
Genus: Agrotis
Species: A. alexandriensis
Binomial name
Agrotis alexandriensis
Bethune-Baker, 1894
Synonyms
  • Rhyacia arens Turati, 1926
  • Rhyacia arens albonitens Krüger, 1933

Agrotis alexandriensis is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found in the coastal dunes and saline deserts along the shores of the Mediterranean Sea from Tunisia to Egypt. It was also recorded from the sand dunes of the Southern Coastal Plain in Israel.

Adults are on wing in October, November and/or April depending on the location. There are two generations per year.

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