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Spodoptera dolichos

Wikipedia Abstract

The dolichos armyworm moth or sweetpotato armyworm moth (Spodoptera dolichos) is a moth of the Noctuidae family found from the southern United States (including Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, and Texas), south through Costa Rica to South America, as far south as Argentina. In the United States, it may occur as far north as Kentucky and Maryland.The wingspan is about 40 mm.The larvae are polyphagous and feed on a wide range of wild and cultivated plants
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Prey / Diet

Asparagus officinalis (garden asparagus)[1]
Commelina communis (Asiatic dayflower)[1]
Datura stramonium (moonflower)[1]
Gossypium barbadense (Creole cotton)[1]
Gossypium herbaceum (Levant cotton)[1]
Ipomoea batatas ('uala)[1]
Nicandra physalodes (apple of Peru)[1]
Nicotiana tabacum (cultivated tobacco)[1]
Ricinus communis (Castor-Oil Plant)[1]
Rubus idaeus (Raspberry)[1]
Solanum lycopersicum (Currant Tomato)[1]
Tradescantia virginiana (Spiderwort)[1]


Parasitized by 
Noctuidonema guyanense <Unverified Name>[2]



Attributes / relations provided by
1HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
2Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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