Migratory ecology of the black cutworm.

  title={Migratory ecology of the black cutworm.},
  author={W B Showers},
  journal={Annual review of entomology},
  • W B Showers
  • Published 1997 in Annual review of entomology
The long-range migration of insects in general is briefly discussed here and serves as an introduction for in-depth inquiry into the migratory ecology of Agrotis ipsilon, the black cutworm. Zoogeography, pest status and injury, and seasonal occurrence of the species are reviewed. Circumstantial evidence of long-range movement of A. ipsilon moths within both hemispheres is presented, followed by experimental evidence of long-range movement of A. ipsilon moths in China and North America. Based… CONTINUE READING

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