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Pseudaletia unipuncta (armyworm)

Wikipedia Abstract

The white-speck (Mythimna unipuncta), often called the armyworm moth particularly in North America, is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in North America, the Hawaiian Islands, in some areas of South America, southern Europe, North Africa, the Sahel region of Africa, Central Asia and Bangladesh to the East and East Africa.
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Wing Span [1]  1.6 inches (.04 m)

Prey / Diet

Asparagus officinalis (garden asparagus)[2]
Beta maritima (sea beet)[2]
Capsicum annuum (cayenne pepper)[2]
Citrullus lanatus (watermelon)[2]
Cucumis callosus (cantaloupe)[2]
Cucumis sativus (garden cucumber)[2]
Cyperus rotundus (nutgrass)[2]
Fragaria chiloensis (beach strawberry)[2]
Oryza sativa (rice)[3]
Phleum pratense (common timothy)[3]
Zea mays (corn)[3]


Pogonioefferia benedicti <Unverified Name>[4]


Parasitized by 
Archytas apicifer[3]
Chaetogaedia monticola[3]
Chetogena claripennis[3]
Chetogena scutellaris[3]
Compsilura concinnata (Tachina fly)[3]
Exorista mella[3]
Gymnocarcelia ricinorum[3]
Lespesia aletiae[3]
Lespesia archippivora[3]
Madremyia saundersii[3]
Peleteria robusta[3]
Periscepsia helymus[3]
Periscepsia laevigata[3]
Phryxe pecosensis[3]
Phryxe vulgaris[3]
Winthemia quadripustulata[3]



Attributes / relations provided by
1Pseudaletia unipuncta (Haworth) (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), John L. Capinera, University of Florida, October 2006. Latest revision: May 2013
2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
3Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
4Predator-Prey Database for the family Asilidae (Hexapoda: Diptera) Prepared by Dr. Robert Lavigne, Professor Emeritus, University of Wyoming, USA and Dr. Jason Londt (Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg)
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