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Spodoptera praefica (yellowstripe armyworm)

Wikipedia Abstract

The western yellow-striped armyworm (Spodoptera praefica) is a moth of the Noctuidae family found from British Columbia to California, east to Utah, and north to Alberta.The wingspan is 35–40 mm. Adults are on wing from March to April and from August to September.The larvae feed on the leaves of various herbaceous plants including agricultural crops such as alfalfa, potato, rice, sugar beet, and sweet potato.
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Prey / Diet

Beta vulgaris (sea beet)[1]
Chenopodium album (lambsquarters goosefoot)[1]
Cucumis callosus (cantaloupe)[1]
Erodium cicutarium (redstem)[1]
Gossypium herbaceum (Levant cotton)[1]
Ipomoea purpurea (common morninglory)[1]
Malus pumila (Common apple)[1]
Prunus persica (peach)[1]
Pyrus communis (common pear)[1]
Rubus allegheniensis (common blackberry)[1]
Solanum lycopersicum (Currant Tomato)[1]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Chelonus insularis[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 2World Spodoptera Database (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
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