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Agrotis ipsilon(AGROYP)


Data shown below are extracted from EPPO Global Database
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Basic information
  • EPPO code: AGROYP
  • Preferred name: Agrotis ipsilon
  • Authority: Hufnagel

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Agrotis ypsilon Hufnagel
Rhyacia ypsilon (Hufnagel)

Common names
Name Language
ipsilonugle Danish
Ypsiloneulen German
black cutworm English
dark sword grass moth English
gusano grasiento Spanish (AR)
gusano gris Spanish
gusano trozador Spanish (MX)
noctua ypsilón Spanish
trozador Spanish
noctuelle baignée French
noctuelle ipsilon French
ver gris noir French
nottua dei legumi Italian
nottua della canapa Italian
tamana-yaga Japanese
タマナヤガ Japanese
zwartbruine aardrups Dutch
rolnica gwoździarka Polish
rolnica gwoździówka Polish
lagarta-rosca Portuguese
совка-ипсилон Russian
kommajordfly Swedish
bozkurt Turkish
Kingdom Animalia ( 1ANIMK )
Phylum Arthropoda ( 1ARTHP )
Subphylum Hexapoda ( 1HEXAQ )
Class Insecta ( 1INSEC )
Order Lepidoptera ( 1LEPIO )
Family Noctuidae ( 1NOCTF )
Genus Agrotis ( 1AGROG )
Species Agrotis ipsilon ( AGROYP )