The Greater Black-letter Dart, Woodland Spotted Cutworm or Spotted Cutworm is a moth of the Noctuidae family . It is found from New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island to Florida west to Texas, north to North Dakota and Manitoba.
This wingspan is about 40 mm. The moth flies from May to October in two generations in the South and from July to August in one generation in the North.
The larva feed on various crop plants, including barley, clovers, corn, tobacco as well as apple.. more