Attributes of Spodoptera ornithogalli

Yellow-striped Armyworm Moth
Spodoptera ornithogalli (Guenée, 1852)

Family: Noctuidae
Subfamily: Amphipyrinae
Identification: Forewing brown with bluish gray shading inside am. line and near apex and anal angle. Oblique yellowish shade line extends from costa across orbicular spot and beyond vein Cu, almost to pm. line. White mark below reniform spot forks to form a sideways Y. Lower median area dark gray or orange-yellow (in form "flavimedia"). Hindwing translucent white with blackish veins and terminal line.
Wing Span: 3.2-4.4 cm.
Life History: Larva is named Yellow-striped Armyworm or Cotton Cutworm and can be a pest.
Flight: April-November. Several broods.
Caterpillar Hosts: Many low plants and crops including cotton, clover, grasses, potato, and tobacco.
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: Throughout eastern North America, but does not overwinter north of Long Island.
Conservation:
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June 14, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States August 30, 2015 Details
August 30, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States August 30, 2015 Details
August 22, 2015 John LeBlanc Henrico County, Virginia, United States August 28, 2015 Details
August 23, 2015 Latenight Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States August 26, 2015 Details
August 18, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States August 24, 2015 Details
August 19, 2015 John LeBlanc Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States August 21, 2015 Details
August 15, 2015 johnmiller Bradley County, Tennessee, United States August 18, 2015 Details
August 07, 2015 Pelog4 Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States August 17, 2015 Details
August 16, 2015 Sheryl Johnson Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States August 17, 2015 Details
August 01, 2015 rozentali Wake County, North Carolina, United States August 12, 2015 Details
July 19, 2015 Happyhealy Hart County, Kentucky, United States August 12, 2015 Details
August 07, 2015 ButterBelle Putnam County, Tennessee, United States August 11, 2015 Details
August 10, 2015 Nostrathomas St Louis County, Missouri, United States August 11, 2015 Details
August 08, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States August 08, 2015 Details
May 12, 2015 Niayre DeKalb County, Georgia, United States August 07, 2015 Details
July 30, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States August 04, 2015 Details
August 03, 2015 magnunc Howard County, Maryland, United States August 04, 2015 Details
August 01, 2015 rozentali Wake County, North Carolina, United States August 03, 2015 Details
July 18, 2015 Jon Rapp Miami County, Kansas, United States August 02, 2015 Details
July 25, 2015 UrsulaV Chatham County, North Carolina, United States July 27, 2015 Details
July 25, 2015 UrsulaV Chatham County, North Carolina, United States July 27, 2015 Details
July 26, 2015 digginflowers Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States July 26, 2015 Details
July 22, 2015 Tindomul1of9 Queens County, New York, United States July 25, 2015 Details
July 22, 2015 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States July 24, 2015 Details
July 20, 2015 Jeff Trahan Caddo Parish, Louisiana, United States July 22, 2015 Details
June 27, 2015 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States June 29, 2015 Details
April 25, 2015 mbarchok Alachua County, Florida, United States June 28, 2015 Details
June 06, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States June 23, 2015 Details
June 18, 2015 mksanders Washington County, Arkansas, United States June 20, 2015 Details
November 02, 2014 D. Dodd Hidalgo County, Texas, United States April 18, 2015 Details
July 16, 2013 nicoel Kalamazoo County, Michigan, United States April 14, 2015 Details
March 28, 2015 rebeccafm Los Angeles County, California, United States April 01, 2015 Details
March 02, 2015 Robert Gorman Orange County, California, United States March 02, 2015 Details
October 03, 2014 Sue Gregoire Schuyler County, New York, United States February 19, 2015 Details
January 29, 2015 whbauer Bexar County, Texas, United States February 16, 2015 Details
October 13, 2013 reutere Delaware County, New York, United States February 13, 2015 Details
June 29, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States February 04, 2015 Details
January 27, 2015 suedavies28 Osceola County, Florida, United States January 29, 2015 Details
June 15, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States January 24, 2015 Details
November 02, 2011 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States January 16, 2015 Details
September 28, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States January 07, 2015 Details
July 26, 2014 Finatic02 San Diego County, California, United States December 21, 2014 Details
August 12, 2014 strixv Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States December 21, 2014 Details
September 10, 2014 strixv Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States December 20, 2014 Details
April 29, 2014 Finatic02 San Diego County, California, United States December 18, 2014 Details
June 15, 2014 Finatic02 San Diego County, California, United States December 18, 2014 Details
August 04, 2014 Kurt R. Schwarz Howard County, Maryland, United States December 14, 2014 Details
September 04, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States December 13, 2014 Details
December 06, 2014 Finatic02 San Diego County, California, United States December 10, 2014 Details
March 26, 2008 Finatic02 San Diego County, California, United States December 09, 2014 Details