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Yellow-striped Armyworm Moth
Photo © Judy Gallagher; suburban backyard, Woodbridge, VA; August, 2010

Yellow-striped Armyworm Moth
Spodoptera ornithogalli
Superfamily Noctuoidea
Family Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)

Wingspan: 32-44 mm

Flight period: April to November; most common June to September


Caterpillar host plants: many herbaceous plant inluding farm crops