Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Velvet Armyworm Moth
Spodoptera latifascia (Walker, 1856)


Family: Noctuidae
Subfamily: Noctuinae
Identification:
Wing Span: 4.2 cm
Life History:
Flight:
Caterpillar Hosts: larvae feed on leaves of low plants and garden crops such as tomato and eggplant
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: southern United States to Central America
Conservation:
NCGR:
Management Needs:
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