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Spodoptera mauritia (lawn armyworm)

Wikipedia Abstract

The lawn armyworm (Spodoptera mauritia) is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is widespread from the Red Sea to India, Burma, Sri Lanka, Malaya toAustralia and widespread in the Pacific Islands, including the Solomons, New Hebrides, Fiji, Samoa, Hawaii, the Society Islands, Austral Islands, Marquesas and Marshall Islands.The wingspan is about 40 mm.The larvae feed on various grasses, including Cynodon, Pennisetum clandestinum, Sorghum bicolor, Oryza sativa, and Casuarina equisetifolia.
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Infraspecies

Prey / Diet

Beta vulgaris (sea beet)[1]
Casuarina equisetifolia (common ironwood)[1]
Oryza sativa (rice)[2]
Saccharum officinarum (sugarcane)[2]
Zea mays (corn)[2]

Predators

Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna)[3]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Chaetogaedia monticola[2]
Lespesia archippivora[2]

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Citations

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
2Jorrit 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.
3OBSERVATIONS ON THE DIET AND FEEDING HABITS OF THE SHORT-BEAKED ECHIDNA (TACHYGLOSSUS ACULEATUS) IN TASMANIA, Chris P. Spencer & Karen Richards, The Tasmanian Naturalist 131 (2009), p. 36-41
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