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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August 26, 2014 rjcohrs Hancock County, Indiana, United States September 11, 2014 Details
September 08, 2014 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States September 10, 2014 Details
August 22, 2014 jeffmci9 Aransas County, Texas, United States September 07, 2014 Details
August 03, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States September 03, 2014 Details
August 06, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States September 03, 2014 Details
August 26, 2014 tom nolan Burlington County, New Jersey, United States August 31, 2014 Details
August 31, 2014 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States August 31, 2014 Details
July 28, 2014 JeanEvoy De Soto County, Florida, United States August 24, 2014 Details
September 01, 2013 jennifereh Grundy County, Illinois, United States August 24, 2014 Details
July 19, 2014 Rangertsp Warren County, Tennessee, United States August 21, 2014 Details
July 25, 2014 jennifereh Grundy County, Illinois, United States August 12, 2014 Details
August 16, 2013 adelzeller Benton County, Iowa, United States August 04, 2014 Details
July 26, 2014 Mike Rosengarten Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States August 04, 2014 Details
August 04, 2014 K Stilwell Tazewell County, Virginia, United States August 04, 2014 Details
August 01, 2014 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States August 04, 2014 Details
August 02, 2014 Dave Webb Harford County, Maryland, United States August 03, 2014 Details
July 16, 2014 Molanic Du Page County, Illinois, United States July 22, 2014 Details
July 05, 2014 Latenight Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States July 09, 2014 Details
May 22, 2014 Twitcherette San Diego County, California, United States July 07, 2014 Details
July 02, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States July 07, 2014 Details
June 24, 2014 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States June 29, 2014 Details
June 03, 2014 meangreenfan Denton County, Texas, United States June 07, 2014 Details
June 07, 2014 Walter Couser Texas, Travis County, United States June 07, 2014 Details
May 15, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States June 05, 2014 Details
May 21, 2014 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States June 05, 2014 Details
September 25, 2013 Jjklepp Nemaha County, Nebraska, United States April 30, 2014 Details
April 11, 2014 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States April 28, 2014 Details
September 08, 2012 amandab1980 Hamilton County, Indiana, United States March 16, 2014 Details
July 29, 2013 tizzylish75 Peoria County, Illinois, United States March 09, 2014 Details
September 03, 2012 Doreen1380 Monroe County, New York, United States February 23, 2014 Details
September 22, 2012 Lula Field Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States February 21, 2014 Details
August 11, 2010 Lula Field Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States February 21, 2014 Details
August 26, 2012 Ken Cheeks Burke County, Georgia, United States February 16, 2014 Details
September 05, 2013 baj38 Camden County, New Jersey, United States February 16, 2014 Details
October 01, 2012 rosenthal.k Fairfax County, Virginia, United States February 13, 2014 Details
June 29, 2013 J_Martineau Faribault County, Minnesota, United States February 10, 2014 Details
September 09, 2013 garciav Hartford County, Connecticut, United States February 07, 2014 Details
October 23, 2013 jeffmci9 Texas, Travis County, United States January 29, 2014 Details
August 09, 2013 Ilona L. Dane County, Wisconsin, United States January 27, 2014 Details
June 27, 2013 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States January 13, 2014 Details
October 02, 2012 Kharpool Maricopa County, Arizona, United States January 12, 2014 Details
September 08, 2013 andrea6190 La Porte County, Indiana, United States January 07, 2014 Details
December 15, 2013 Sparks7 Burnet County, Texas, United States January 07, 2014 Details
August 12, 2013 KristyBaker Rutherford County, Tennessee, United States January 05, 2014 Details
November 09, 2013 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States November 10, 2013 Details
November 08, 2013 whbauer Bexar County, Texas, United States November 08, 2013 Details
August 26, 2013 angellee Hancock County, Ohio, United States November 06, 2013 Details
June 02, 2012 jeffmci9 Texas, Travis County, United States November 06, 2013 Details
October 28, 2013 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States October 31, 2013 Details
September 08, 2013 Jlove5 Kosciusko County, Indiana, United States September 30, 2013 Details