Agrotis segetum (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

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FAMILY Noctuidae
SUBFAMILY Noctuinae
GENUS Agrotis
SPECIES segetum
AUTHOR(Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONN.[octua] Segetum
TYPE LOCALITY[Austria], near Vienna.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Types destroyed (see Horne & Kahle 1933–1937: 243).
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Denis J. N. C. M. & Schiffermüller I. 1775. Ankündung [sic] eines systematischen Werkes der Schmetterlinge der Wienergegend herausgegeben von einigen Lehrern am k. k. Theresianum. - — :i, 1–323, pls 1–3.
PAGINATION 81

Species pictures

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
aversa Walker, 1857 Synonym of species
bilineata Cockayne, 1952 Synonym of species
catenatus (Haworth, 1803) Synonym of species
certificata Walker, 1865 Synonym of species
connexa (Haworth, 1803) Synonym of species
conspurcata Walker, 1865 Synonym of species
correcta Walker, 1857 Synonym of species
dimidia Zeller, 1847 Synonym of species
fervida (Hübner, 1824) Synonym of species
fuscosa (Esper, 1786) Synonym of species
glaucina (Kozhantshikov, 1923) Synonym of species
ingrata Butler, 1878 Synonym of species
lassa Swinhoe, 1886 Synonym of species
marginalis Walker, 1857 Synonym of species
marginata Cockayne, 1952 Synonym of species
mediocuneata Cockayne, 1952 Synonym of species
monilea (Haworth, 1803) Synonym of species
nigricornis (de Villers, 1789) Synonym of species
nigricornuta (Haworth, 1803) Synonym of species
obliviosa Walker, 1857 Synonym of species
pallida Staudinger, 1881 Synonym of species
paradoxa Cockayne, 1952 Synonym of species
pectinata (Haworth, 1803) Synonym of species
praecox (Haworth, 1808) Synonym of species
repulsa Walker, 1865 Synonym of species
segetis (Fabricius, 1794) Synonym of species
semiconfluens Cockayne, 1952 Synonym of species
seminigra Cockayne, 1952 Synonym of species
sicania Guenée, 1852 Synonym of species
sicula Boisduval, 1840 Synonym of species
sordida (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) Synonym of species
subatrata (Haworth, 1803) Synonym of species
undulata (Goeze, 1781) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Algeria Hoggar Rothschild W. 1915a. On the Lepidoptera collected in 1913–1914 by Herr Geyr von Schweppenburg on a journey to the Hoggar Mountains (Sahara). - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8) 16(94):247–258; (95): 392–402. 250
Burundi     RMCA
Cape Verde Santiago Schmutterer H., Pires A. & Klein-Koch C. 1978. Zur Schädlingsfauna der Kapverdischen Inseln. - Zeitschrift für Angewandte Entomologie 86:320–336. 334
Cape Verde Fogo Schmutterer H., Pires A. & Klein-Koch C. 1978. Zur Schädlingsfauna der Kapverdischen Inseln. - Zeitschrift für Angewandte Entomologie 86:320–336. 334
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Orientale Fletcher D. S. 1961. Ruwenzori Expedition 1952. – Noctuidae. - Ruwenzori Expedition 1952 1(7):177–323. 72
Eritrea   Berio E. 1939a. Contributi alla conoscenza dei lepidotteri eteroceri dell'Eritrea I. Lista delle specie con descrizioni delle nuove entità raccolte negli anni 1934 al 1937 dal sig. Francesco Vaccaro. - Memorie della Società Entomologica Italiana 17:47–62, pls 1–2. 51
Ethiopia   Berio E. 1935a. Spedizione del barone Raimondo Franchetti in Dancalia. Lepidotteri. - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 57:281–283. 282
Kenya   Hampson G. F. 1903a. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum. IV. Noctuidae. - — 4:i–xx, 1–689. 168 (as segetis)
Lesotho   Hampson G. F. 1903a. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum. IV. Noctuidae. - — 4:i–xx, 1–689. 168 (as segetis)
Madagascar   Karisch T. 2001b. Zur Schmetterlingsfauna von St. Helena. 1. Teil: Grossschmetterlinge (Insecta: Lepidoptera). - Linzer biologische Beiträge 33(1):407–434. 418
Mauritania   Hacker H. H., Schreier H.-P. & Aistleitner E. 2010. Noctuidae of Cape Verde Islands (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae). - Esperiana Memoir 5:7–96. 58
Namibia   Hacker H. H. 2004b. Nolidae and Noctuidae (excluding Catocalinae: Audeini and Tachosini) (Lepidoptera). – In: Mey, Z. (Ed.) The Lepidoptera of the Brandberg Massif in Namibia. - Esperiana Memoir 1:261–304. 286
Niger   Rothschild W. 1921a. Captain Angus Buchanan's air expedition. V. On the Lepidoptera collected by Captain A. Buchanan in northern Nigeria and the southern Sahara in 1919–1920. - Novitates Zoologicae 28(1):142–170. 160
Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Saint-Helena Wollaston T. V. 1879. Notes on the Lepidoptera of St. Helena, with descriptions of new species. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (5) 3(15):219–233; (17): 329–343; (18): 415–441. 226
Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Ascension McLachlan R. 1878. Destructive insects in the island of Ascension. - Entomologist's Monthly Magazine 15:79–80. 79
Saudi Arabia   Wiltshire E. P. 1952a. Lepidoptera recently taken in Arabia. - Bulletin of the Society Fouad I Entomology 36:135–174, pl. 1. 153
South Africa   Wallengren H. D. J. 1860. Lepidopterologische Mittheilungen. - Wiener entomologische Monatschrift 4(2):33–46, (6): 161–176. 168 (as denticulosa)
South Africa Eastern Cape Möschler H. B. 1884. Beiträge zur Schmetterlings-fauna des Kaffernlandes. - Verhandlungen der kaiserlich-königlichen zoologisch-botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 33 (1883):267–310, pl. 16. 294
Sudan   Warren W. & Rothschild W. 1905. Lepidoptera from the Sudan. - Novitates Zoologicae 12:21–33, pl. 4. 24
Tanzania, United Republic of   Austara O. & Jones T. 1971. Host list and distribution of lepidopterous defoliators of exotic softwoods in East Africa. - East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal 36:401–413. 404
Uganda   Fletcher D. S. 1961. Ruwenzori Expedition 1952. – Noctuidae. - Ruwenzori Expedition 1952 1(7):177–323. 181
United Arab Emirates   Legrain A. & Wiltshire E. P. 1998. Provisional checklist of the Macro-Heterocera (Lepidoptera) of the UAE. - Tribulus 8(2):5–8. 6
Yemen Socotra Hampson G. F. 1903a. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum. IV. Noctuidae. - — 4:i–xx, 1–689. 168 (as segetis)
Yemen   Hacker H. H., Aulombard F., Bischof A., Bittermann J., Fibiger M. & Schreier H.-P. 2001. Lepidoptera of Yemen Arab Republic, collected during three expeditions in 1996, 1998 and 2000. - Esperiana 8:597–632. 629
Zimbabwe   Hampson G. F. 1902a. The moths of South Africa (Part II). - Annals of the South African Museum 2(10):255–446. 259 (as segetis)

Notes:  Oriental: India, Sri Lanka; Palaearctic: Afghanistan, Algeria, Azores, Canary Islands, China, Egypt, Europe, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Madeira, Morocco, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Undefined Undefined Polyphagous   Fibiger M. & Legrain A. 2009. Order Lepidoptera, superfamily Noctuoidea. – In: van Harten, A. (ed.) Arthropod fauna of the UAE. - — 2:480—660. 645
Vitaceae Vitis sp. South Africa Fawcett J. M. 1901. Notes on the transformations of some South-African Lepidoptera. - Transactions of the zoological Society of London 15(6):291–322, pls. 46–49. 317
Amaryllidaceae Allium cepa Uganda Nyiira Z. M. 1973. Pest status of thrips and lepidopterous species on vegetables in Uganda. - East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal 39(2):131–135. 132
Asteraceae Lactuca sativa Uganda Nyiira Z. M. 1973. Pest status of thrips and lepidopterous species on vegetables in Uganda. - East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal 39(2):131–135. 132
Malvaceae Gossypium sp.   McKinley D. J. 1968. Key to some larvae of Lepidoptera attacking cotton in Central Africa. - Cotton Growers' Review 45:184–197. 187
Brassicaceae Brassica oleracea   Austara O. & Jones T. 1971. Host list and distribution of lepidopterous defoliators of exotic softwoods in East Africa. - East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal 36:401–413. 404
Casuarinaceae Casuarina equisetifolia   Austara O. & Jones T. 1971. Host list and distribution of lepidopterous defoliators of exotic softwoods in East Africa. - East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal 36:401–413. 404
Rubiaceae Coffea arabica   Austara O. & Jones T. 1971. Host list and distribution of lepidopterous defoliators of exotic softwoods in East Africa. - East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal 36:401–413. 404
Myrtaceae Eucalyptus paniculata   Austara O. & Jones T. 1971. Host list and distribution of lepidopterous defoliators of exotic softwoods in East Africa. - East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal 36:401–413. 404
Myrtaceae Eucalyptus saligna   Austara O. & Jones T. 1971. Host list and distribution of lepidopterous defoliators of exotic softwoods in East Africa. - East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal 36:401–413. 404
Rosaceae Hagenia abyssinica   Austara O. & Jones T. 1971. Host list and distribution of lepidopterous defoliators of exotic softwoods in East Africa. - East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal 36:401–413. 404
Solanaceae Nicotiana tabacum   Austara O. & Jones T. 1971. Host list and distribution of lepidopterous defoliators of exotic softwoods in East Africa. - East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal 36:401–413. 404
Pinaceae Pinus patula   Austara O. & Jones T. 1971. Host list and distribution of lepidopterous defoliators of exotic softwoods in East Africa. - East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal 36:401–413. 404
Pinaceae Pinus radiata   Austara O. & Jones T. 1971. Host list and distribution of lepidopterous defoliators of exotic softwoods in East Africa. - East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal 36:401–413. 404
Pinaceae Pinus canariensis   Austara O. & Jones T. 1971. Host list and distribution of lepidopterous defoliators of exotic softwoods in East Africa. - East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal 36:401–413. 404
Fabaceae Pisum sativum   Austara O. & Jones T. 1971. Host list and distribution of lepidopterous defoliators of exotic softwoods in East Africa. - East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal 36:401–413. 404
Pinaceae Pseudotsuga menziesii   Austara O. & Jones T. 1971. Host list and distribution of lepidopterous defoliators of exotic softwoods in East Africa. - East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal 36:401–413. 404
Poaceae Zea mays Cape Verde Schmutterer H., Pires A. & Klein-Koch C. 1978. Zur Schädlingsfauna der Kapverdischen Inseln. - Zeitschrift für Angewandte Entomologie 86:320–336. 334
Solanaceae Solanum lycopersicum Cape Verde Mück O. & Traub B. 1987. Ergänzungen zur Macrolepidopteren-Fauna. - Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 95:91–97. 95
Solanaceae Solanum tuberosum Cape Verde Mück O. & Traub B. 1987. Ergänzungen zur Macrolepidopteren-Fauna. - Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 95:91–97. 95
Fabaceae Phaseolus sp. Cape Verde Schmutterer H., Pires A. & Klein-Koch C. 1978. Zur Schädlingsfauna der Kapverdischen Inseln. - Zeitschrift für Angewandte Entomologie 86:320–336. 333
Fabaceae Vigna unguiculata Cape Verde Schmutterer H., Pires A. & Klein-Koch C. 1978. Zur Schädlingsfauna der Kapverdischen Inseln. - Zeitschrift für Angewandte Entomologie 86:320–336. 333