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Spodoptera ornithogalli (yellowstripe armyworm)

Wikipedia Abstract

Spodoptera ornithogalli (yellow-striped armyworm, cotton cutworm) is a moth of the family Noctuidae found in Guadeloupe, Marie-Galante, Saint Kitts, Dominica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica. In North America, it is found from California to Florida plus the eastern states, west to Kansas, and in south-eastern Canada from Nova Scotia to Ontario. In South America, it is found in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Paraguay, Peru, and Venezuela. The wingspan is 32–44 mm. Adults are on wing from April to November depending on the location.
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Attributes

Wing Span [1]  1.5 inches (.037 m)

Prey / Diet

Amaranthus retroflexus (rough pigweed)[2]
Amaranthus spinosus (pigweed species)[2]
Asparagus officinalis (garden asparagus)[2]
Beta maritima (sea beet)[2]
Carica papaya (papaya)[2]
Chenopodium album (lambsquarters goosefoot)[2]
Citrus aurantium (myrtle-leaved orange tree)[2]
Cucumis sativus (garden cucumber)[2]
Datura stramonium (moonflower)[2]
Gossypium hirsutum (upland cotton)[3]
Medicago sativa (yellow alfalfa)[3]
Zea mays (corn)[3]

Predators

Oxyopes salticus (striped lynx spider)[4]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Campoletis flavicincta[5]
Campoletis oxylus[5]
Chetogena tachinomoides[3]
Hyposoter exiguae[5]
Lespesia aletiae[3]
Lespesia archippivora[3]
Noctuidonema guyanense <Unverified Name>[6]
Winthemia quadripustulata[3]

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Spodoptera ornithogalli (Guenée) (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), John L. Capinera, University of Florida, July 2001. Latest revision: November 2005
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.
4PREY OF THE STRIPED LYNX SPIDER OXYOPES SALTICUS (ARANEAE, OXYOPIDAE), ON COTTON IN THE DELTA AREA OF MISSISSIPPI, Timothy C . Lockley and Orrey P. Young, 1987. The Journal of Arachnology 14:395-397
5World Spodoptera Database (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
6Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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