Agrotis panoplias Meyrick

Kona Cutworm (Agrotis panoplias 

The Kona Cutworm was endemic to the island of Hawai’i, where it obviously was restricted to the Kona district.  

The species reached a wingspan of ca. 3,8 cm.  The biology of this species is not known.  


References:  [1] E. C. Zimmerman: Insects of Hawaii 7, Macrolepidoptera. University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu 1958  


Depiction from: ‘George F. Hampson: Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum. London: Printed by Order of the Trustees 1898-1919’  

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edited: 07.04.2018