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Army cutworm

the larva of a noctuid moth, Chorizagrotis auxiliaris, that is a pest of wheat and alfalfa in the Plains states.
Contemporary Examples

army cutworm moths, another major grizzly food source, summer in high elevation talus fields.
What It Takes to Kill a Grizzly Bear Doug Peacock November 22, 2014


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