Center for Systematic Entomology, Gainesville, Florida


Date of this Version

September 1991


Published in Insecta Mundi Vol. 5, No. 3-4, September-December 1991. Copyright © 1991 by Passoa.

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Spodoptera frugiperda (J. E. Smith), S. exigua (Hiibner), S. latifascia (Walker), S. ornithogalli (Guenb), S. dolichos (Fabricius), S. sunia (Guenee), and S. eridania (Cramer) are commonly associated with crops in Honduras. A key to these species with color illustrations of rare and typical forms is presented. Potential problems in identifying Spodoptera species are discussed.

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