Guadeloupe, Piton de Sainte-Rose, 26-XII-84.

Spodoptera dolichos (Fabricius, 1794)

Noctuidae Amphipyrinae


Synonyms

Spodoptera commelinae (J.E. Smith)
Spodoptera marmorea (Sepp)

Biology and distribution

Polyphagous larva, on wild and cultivated plants.

Very common in Guadeloupe and Martinique.

St-Kitts, Montserrat, Dominica, St-Lucia, St-Vincent, Grenada.
Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Puerto-Rico.

From the south of the United States to Argentina.

Legend


Pheromone

The sex pheromone produced by the female moths has been described without biological evaluation (B. Lalanne-Cassou, C. Descoins, C. Malosse: unpublished data) on females from Guadeloupe. It consists of:

Source: Pherolist, a database on sex pheromones and attractants in Lepidoptera.
Male genitalia (JPG 65 Kb).

Similar species

Spodoptera spp.


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