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Armyworm, Yellowstriped

Spodoptera ornithogalli

  • Adult, Eggs, Generation, Time and Damage: similar to the southern armyworm
  • Larva: similar to southern armyworm except that head is dark and dark lateral marks on each segment behind true legs are bisected by a thin, white line. Usually restricted to north Florida.

Yellowstriped Armyworm Pictures

Yellowstriped Armyworm larva
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Yellowstriped Armyworm-

almost exclusively a problem in north Florida.