Fall Armyworm Larvae

John K. Saichuk, Meszaros, Anna  |  12/13/2011 11:10:08 PM

Fall armyworm larvae caught with sweep net.

Fall Armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (J. E. Smith)

Larvae vary from light green to brown to black but have distinctive white stripes along the side and back of the body. Late instars are about one inch long and have a distinctive inverted “Y” on the head.



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