Cucullia argentina

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Cucullia argentina
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Noctuidae
Genus: Cucullia
C. argentina
Binomial name
Cucullia argentina
(Fabricius, 1787)
  • Noctua argentina Fabricius, 1787

Cucullia argentina is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found from central Turkey throughout the Caucasus, Iraq, Iran, Turkmenistan, southern Russia, Kazakhstan and Afghanistan to Mongolia.

Adults are on wing from April to May and from July to August. There are two generations per year.

The larvae feed on the flowers of Artemisia species.

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