Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Spodoptera littoralis

Spodoptera littoralis (Boisduval, 1833)

mediterranean brocade, cotton leafworm

on herbs

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Arachis hypogaea; Atriplex halimus; Beta vulgaris; Brassica; Chrysanthemum; Gossypium; Hibiscus; Lycopersicon esculentum; Medicago sativa; Populus; Solanum nigrum, tuberosum; Ulmus; Zea mays.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

synonyms

Prodenia littoralis.

references

Andújar Tomás, Gómez Ladrón de Guevara & Ruano Marco (1985a), Ebert (ed., 1997b), Kravchenko, Fibiger, Mooser, ao (2008c), Lepiforum (2021).

Last modified 21.viii.2021