Agrotis fatidica

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Agrotis fatidica
Agrotis fatidica.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Noctuidae
Genus: Agrotis
Species: A. fatidica
Binomial name
Agrotis fatidica
(Hübner, 1824)
Synonyms
  • Noctua fatidica
  • Agrotis heydenreichii
  • Agrotis incurva
  • Agrotis monedula
  • Agrotis sajana
  • Euxoa fatidica
  • Euxoa trifurcula

Agrotis fatidica is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found in Southern and Central Europe, east through Russia to Mongolia, China and Tibet.

Illustrated Female
Illustrated Male

The wingspan is about 40 mm. Adults are on wing from July to August depending on the location.

The larvae feed on Poaceae species.

Subspecies[edit]

  • Agrotis fatidica fatidica (Europe, Russian plains, mountains of North-East Siberia, South Siberian mountains, Central Yakutia, Kazakhstan and Mongolia)
  • Agrotis fatidica trifurcula (South Siberian mountains and Central Yakutia)
  • Agrotis fatidica bombycina (Siberia, Mongolia, China)

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