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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September 27, 2016 K Stilwell Tazewell County, Virginia, United States November 15, 2016 Details
October 23, 2016 disteffv Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States October 31, 2016 Details
October 29, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States October 30, 2016 Details
October 03, 2016 Slugbait Ontario, Canada October 27, 2016 Details
October 23, 2016 abwest Bexar County, Texas, United States October 25, 2016 Details
October 21, 2016 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States October 22, 2016 Details
October 02, 2016 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States October 22, 2016 Details
October 21, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States October 22, 2016 Details
October 03, 2016 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States October 20, 2016 Details
October 19, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States October 19, 2016 Details
September 19, 2016 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States October 15, 2016 Details
October 03, 2016 trinectes Wayne County, Indiana, United States October 15, 2016 Details
October 12, 2016 AnikaTsimberg Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States October 12, 2016 Details
October 09, 2016 Devolve777 Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States October 10, 2016 Details
October 09, 2016 John LeBlanc Rockingham County, Virginia, United States October 09, 2016 Details
October 07, 2016 John LeBlanc Rockingham County, Virginia, United States October 09, 2016 Details
October 08, 2016 John LeBlanc Page County, Virginia, United States October 09, 2016 Details
October 07, 2016 mercretas Montgomery County, Maryland, United States October 08, 2016 Details
September 20, 2016 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States October 08, 2016 Details
October 05, 2016 Kurt R. Schwarz Howard County, Maryland, United States October 06, 2016 Details
September 09, 2016 Slugbait Ontario, Canada September 28, 2016 Details
September 03, 2016 Jonathan Clark La Salle Parish, Louisiana, United States September 27, 2016 Details
September 26, 2016 yardbird Gloucester County, New Jersey, United States September 27, 2016 Details
September 26, 2016 Kurt R. Schwarz Howard County, Maryland, United States September 27, 2016 Details
September 17, 2016 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States September 26, 2016 Details
September 01, 2016 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States September 24, 2016 Details
September 19, 2016 Loret_in_Florida Osceola County, Florida, United States September 21, 2016 Details
September 20, 2016 wolfhoundgirl Wake County, North Carolina, United States September 21, 2016 Details
September 09, 2016 iangardner Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States September 19, 2016 Details
September 17, 2016 John LeBlanc Henrico County, Virginia, United States September 17, 2016 Details
August 18, 2016 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States September 16, 2016 Details
September 14, 2016 digginflowers Gloucester County, New Jersey, United States September 15, 2016 Details
August 31, 2016 iangardner Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States September 14, 2016 Details
August 04, 2016 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States September 14, 2016 Details
September 12, 2016 aholt93610 Fairfax County, Virginia, United States September 13, 2016 Details
September 12, 2016 John LeBlanc Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States September 12, 2016 Details
August 26, 2016 mjvaders Forsyth County, North Carolina, United States September 11, 2016 Details
August 26, 2016 jtylerbell Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States September 10, 2016 Details
September 04, 2016 Anne Wills Putnam County, West Virginia, United States September 05, 2016 Details
August 22, 2016 wolfhoundgirl Wake County, North Carolina, United States September 03, 2016 Details
September 03, 2016 John LeBlanc Henrico County, Virginia, United States September 03, 2016 Details
September 03, 2016 janekostenko St Marys County, Maryland, United States September 03, 2016 Details
August 31, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States September 02, 2016 Details
August 30, 2016 curtis.lehman (John Fedak) McKean County, Pennsylvania, United States August 31, 2016 Details
August 29, 2016 NReeder Randolph County, North Carolina, United States August 30, 2016 Details
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