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AGROTIS SEGETUM .  Adult ' turnip ' moth . The larvae of this species , together with the ' large yellow underwing ' and the ' heart and dart ' moths are well known as ' cutworms ' or surface feeding caterpillars . In the larval stage considerable damage may occur in forest nurseries to spruce seedlings . Location: Alice Holt , Hampshire , England .

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AGROTIS SEGETUM . Adult ' turnip ' moth . The larvae of this species , together with the ' large yellow underwing ' and the ' heart and dart ' moths are well known as ' cutworms ' or surface feeding caterpillars . In the larval stage considerable damage may occur in forest nurseries to spruce seedlings . Location: Alice Holt , Hampshire , England .


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