Lawn armyworm fact sheet

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   University of Guam
   Cooperative Extension Service
   Agriculture and Natural Resources Section
   Pest Fact Sheet Series

THIS FACT SHEET IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION.
Prepared by Aubrey Moore, Entomologist, University of Guam

Spodoptera mauritia larva. Photo by Aubrey Moore; Guam; 1 Aug 2006.
Spodoptera mauritia pupa. Photo by Aubrey Moore
Spodoptera mauritia adult. Photo by Aubrey Moore
Spodoptera mauritia adult. Specimen accession no. AM2006. Photo by Aubrey Moore; Guam; 1 Aug 2006

Common Name(s)

  • lawn armyworm

Scientific Name

  • Order: Lepidoptera (moths and butterflies)
    • Family: Noctudae (owlet moths)
      • Species: Spodoptera mauritia

Synonym

Spodoptera mauritania

Host(s)

  • grass

Biology

Control

References

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