Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Spodoptera exigua

Spodoptera exigua (Hübner, 1808)

small mottled willow, beet armyworm

on herbs

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Allium; Amaranthus retroflexus, spinosus; Apium; Asparagus; Astragalus; Atriplex prostrata; Beta vulgaris; Brassica oleracea, tournefortii; Capsicum annuum; Carthamus tinctorius; Cucumis sativus; Glycine max; Gossypium hirsutum; Helianthus annuus; Hibiscus; Lactuca; Linum usitatissimum; Lycopersicon esculentum; Medicago sativa; Nicotiana rustica, tabacum; Persicaria; Polygonum; Populus x canadensis; Solanum tuberosum; Spinacia oleracea; Vicia faba; Vitis vinifera; Zea mays.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

synonyms

Laphygma exigua.

references

Andújar Tomás, Gómez Ladrón de Guevara & Ruano Marco (1985a), Dapporto (1998a), Dobado (2020a), Ebert (ed., 1997b), Greenberg, Sappington, Legaspi-jr, ao (2001a), Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Koren, Vukotić & Črne (2015a), Kravchenko, Fibiger, Mooser, ao (2008c), Lepiforum (2021), Peslier (2000b), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a), Vieira (2008a).

Last modified 6.xii.2021