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Oriental Leafworm Moth

Spodoptera litura


Oriental Leafworm Moth Spodoptera litura is a Noctuid moth which is considered as an agricultural pest. It is also known as the Cluster caterpillar, Cotton leafworm, Tobacco cutworm, and Tropical armyworm. It is found in the Indo-Australian tropics. It is also established on most Polynesian islands where it occurs in a variety of island forms. The larvae feed on a wide range of plants and has been recorded from over 40 mostly dicotyledonous plant families. It is a major pest of many crops.

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ArvinMemaphu 11 years ago

Thanks a lot NuwanChathuranga !
Thanks Jolly :)

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 11 years ago

Nice spotting Arvin

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Tarlac, Philippines

Spotted on Aug 9, 2012
Submitted on Aug 9, 2012

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