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Lepidoptera Genitalia Library
99064019640Spodoptera littoralis Boisduval, 1833 – African Cotton Leafworm
  • (1) Brambila, J. 2009. Steps for dissection of male Spodoptera moths (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and notes on distinguishing S. litura and S. littoralis from native Spodoptera species. [pdf]
  • (2) Sullivan, M. 2007. CPHST Pest Datasheet for Spodoptera litura. USDA-APHIS-PPQCPHST. Revised April 2014. website
  • (3) Passoa, S. C. 2014. Key to recognizing Spodoptera litura/littoralis intercepted at U.S. ports of entry, 4 pp. In: Gilligan, T. M. and S. C. Passoa. LepIntercept, An identification resource for intercepted Lepidoptera larvae. Identification Technology Program (ITP), USDA/APHIS/PPQ/S&T, Fort Collins, CO. [accessed at] [pdf]
  • (4) Brambila, J. 2013. Identification notes for Spodoptera litura and Spodoptera littoralis (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and some native Spodoptera moths.[pdf]
  • (5) Species Page at BOLD Barcoding Project - website.

Spodoptera littoralis
James Hayden, MGCL -
Spodoptera littoralis
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