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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Observation Date Submitter Region Verified Datesort icon
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
September 26, 2014 Latenight Cameron County, Pennsylvania, United States September 29, 2014 Details
September 27, 2014 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States September 27, 2014 Details
September 18, 2014 K Stilwell Tazewell County, Virginia, United States September 22, 2014 Details
September 20, 2014 grayhairstreak New Castle County, Delaware, United States September 21, 2014 Details
September 02, 2014 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States September 20, 2014 Details
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