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 25, 2016 digginflowers Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States August 28, 2016 Details
August 27, 2016 digginflowers Kent County, Delaware, United States August 28, 2016 Details
August 27, 2016 Hailee Rae De Witt County, Illinois, United States August 28, 2016 Details
August 28, 2016 Hailee Rae De Witt County, Illinois, United States August 28, 2016 Details
March 31, 2016 rdhealy1951@aol.com Hart County, Kentucky, United States August 27, 2016 Details
November 12, 2015 rdhealy1951@aol.com Hardin County, Kentucky, United States August 26, 2016 Details
August 23, 2016 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States August 24, 2016 Details
August 07, 2016 Kzfisherman McHenry County, Illinois, United States August 23, 2016 Details
August 21, 2016 rdhealy1951@aol.com Hart County, Kentucky, United States August 23, 2016 Details
August 15, 2016 wolfhoundgirl Wake County, North Carolina, United States August 23, 2016 Details
July 28, 2016 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States August 22, 2016 Details
July 21, 2016 Abbw Calloway County, Kentucky, United States August 22, 2016 Details
August 21, 2016 eattaway92 Jackson County, Illinois, United States August 22, 2016 Details
August 12, 2016 treichard Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States August 21, 2016 Details
July 06, 2014 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States August 16, 2016 Details
August 09, 2016 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States August 14, 2016 Details
August 08, 2016 Anthony V. Howard County, Maryland, United States August 08, 2016 Details
August 02, 2016 jtylerbell St Marys County, Maryland, United States August 03, 2016 Details
July 23, 2016 mdolomieu1 Christian County, Missouri, United States August 02, 2016 Details
July 31, 2016 K. S. Veitch Laurel County, Kentucky, United States August 02, 2016 Details
July 31, 2016 Momrn1971 Oldham County, Kentucky, United States August 01, 2016 Details
July 29, 2016 Aboover Knox County, Maine, United States July 31, 2016 Details
July 27, 2016 iangardner Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States July 28, 2016 Details
June 20, 2016 Gryphon Louisa County, Virginia, United States July 19, 2016 Details
May 31, 2016 Niayre DeKalb County, Georgia, United States July 09, 2016 Details
April 06, 2016 rebeccafm Los Angeles County, California, United States April 12, 2016 Details
April 02, 2016 digginflowers Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States April 03, 2016 Details
March 15, 2016 JohnBoback Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States March 23, 2016 Details
September 20, 2015 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States March 06, 2016 Details
July 04, 2015 Stephanjaahumada Jefferson County, Texas, United States March 02, 2016 Details
September 21, 2015 Tommie Rogers Marion County, Tennessee, United States February 15, 2016 Details
June 23, 2015 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States February 13, 2016 Details
November 03, 1995 curtis.lehman (Steven Johnson) Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States February 09, 2016 Details
November 01, 1994 curtis.lehman (Steven Johnson) Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States February 09, 2016 Details
October 06, 1995 curtis.lehman (Steven Johnson) Snyder County, Pennsylvania, United States February 09, 2016 Details
December 11, 2015 Stott Noble Jefferson County, Alabama, United States January 21, 2016 Details
September 16, 2015 Charflet Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States January 07, 2016 Details
July 24, 2015 caher001 Carroll County, Maryland, United States December 04, 2015 Details
November 05, 2015 K Stilwell Tazewell County, Virginia, United States November 08, 2015 Details
October 29, 2015 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada November 03, 2015 Details
July 11, 2015 curtis.lehman Greene County, Pennsylvania, United States November 01, 2015 Details
September 25, 2015 Rangertsp Jackson County, Tennessee, United States October 26, 2015 Details
October 12, 2015 Jean Herlihy Cumberland County, Maine, United States October 16, 2015 Details
August 30, 2014 wildreturn Lincoln County, Missouri, United States October 14, 2015 Details
June 07, 2015 The Tom Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States October 12, 2015 Details
August 11, 2014 mskayak Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States October 11, 2015 Details
October 09, 2015 John LeBlanc Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States October 09, 2015 Details
October 05, 2015 Mendrola Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States October 07, 2015 Details
September 06, 2015 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States October 02, 2015 Details
September 28, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States September 30, 2015 Details