Exotic Pest Reporting
K. Kiritani, , Bugwood.org
Cotton Cutworm (Spodoptera litura) is an insect pest of many important food plants. It is a native of Asia and was first detected in Hawaii.
Though S. litura is not established in the continental US, it poses a high risk to plant health. International commerce provides recognized avenues of introduction.
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