9666 – Spodoptera frugiperda,

Fall Armyworm Moth 

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General Species Information

Host Plant:  Bugguide site lists this species as: polyphagus - eat grasses, bermuda grass, crab grass(Digitaria spp.), Morning Glory, pigweed (Amaranthus). Unknown in the Keys

Historical Range: Eastern USA and the Caribbean

Our Experience with this Species: We have found this species on Key Largo, Marathon and Bahia Honda Keys in the following months: Mar, Jul, Nov, Dec

Notes:

Distribution Chart

K. Largo   Marath. Ba. Hond     B.P.K.   No Name  Sck. Isd.    K. West
Colored box indicates adult of this species has been confirmed on that island

Adult Flight Chart

  Jan.       Feb.     Mar.     Apr.    May     Jun.      Jul.       Aug.     Sep.     Oct.     Nov.     Dec.
Colored box indicates adult of this species has been confirmed in that month

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