The lateral-lined armyworm, garden armyworm, or velvet armyworm (Spodoptera latifascia) is a moth of the Noctuidae family found from Central America and the Antilles into North America (from Texas to Florida). S. cosmioides, which can be found in South America (from Argentina up to Costa Rica), was formerly considered a separate species, but has been placed in synonymity with S. latifasciaThe wingspan is about 42 mm.
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