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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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
September 26, 2015 K. S. Veitch Laurel County, Kentucky, United States September 26, 2015 Details
September 24, 2015 digginflowers Cape May County, New Jersey, United States September 24, 2015 Details
September 19, 2015 hkinderv Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States September 22, 2015 Details
September 06, 2015 Simoneaux St John The Baptist Parish, Louisiana, United States September 21, 2015 Details
September 14, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States September 18, 2015 Details
September 15, 2015 Jarchibold Saratoga County, New York, United States September 17, 2015 Details
September 06, 2015 grayhairstreak New Castle County, Delaware, United States September 14, 2015 Details
September 13, 2015 digginflowers Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States September 13, 2015 Details
September 07, 2015 rjcohrs Hancock County, Indiana, United States September 11, 2015 Details
September 05, 2015 johnmiller Bradley County, Tennessee, United States September 10, 2015 Details
August 23, 2015 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States September 09, 2015 Details
August 16, 2015 Elizabeth Wolfe Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States September 08, 2015 Details
August 06, 2015 Hailee Rae De Witt County, Illinois, United States September 07, 2015 Details
September 02, 2015 Homegardener3816 Fairfax County, Virginia, United States September 05, 2015 Details
August 28, 2015 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States September 02, 2015 Details
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