Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Spodoptera frugiperda

Spodoptera frugiperda (Smith, 1797)

fall armyworm

on herbs

parasite

Larvae at the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous; non-European host plant observations include

Allium cepa; Arachis hypogaea; Capsicum annuum; Dendranthema grandiflorum; Dianthus caryophyllus; Gossypium hirsutum; Ipomoea batatas; Lycopersicon esculentum; Medicago sativa; Nicotiana tabacum; Oryza sativa; Phaseolus vulgaris; Saccharum officinarum; Solanum melongena. Sorghum bicolor; Zea mays.

distribution within Europe

Alost cosmopolitic in the tropics and subtropics; within Europe recorded in Tenerife.

references

Lepiforum (2024), Vives Moreno & Gastón (2020a).

Last modified 8.i.2024