Chrysodeixis argentifera

The Tobacco looper (Chrysodeixis argentifera) is a moth of the family Noctuidae.[1] It is found in Australia and New Zealand.

Chrysodeixis argentifera
Chrysodeixis argentifera female.jpg
Female
Chrysodeixis argentifera male.jpg
Male
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C. argentifera
Binomial name
Chrysodeixis argentifera
(Guenée, 1852)
Synonyms
  • Plusia argentifera Guenée, 1852
  • Plusia secundaria Walker, [1858]
  • Phytometra argentifera

The wingspan is ca. 30 mm.

The larvae feed on various plants, including Sunflower, Canola, Tomato, various Beans and Silver Beet.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Chrysodeixis argentifera (Gueneeb, 1852)". www.nzor.org.nz. Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd. Retrieved 2017-05-14.

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