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Fall Armyworm

Fall Armyworm

Spodoptera Frugiperda

An adult female can lay about 1,000 eggs in batches of about 100 during her 12-day life cycle.


If Fall Armyworms are present, it is very important to treat with an insecticide as soon as possible because they feed rapidly and are very destructive.


  • Orange/black head
  • Small spots arranged in trapezoid pattern
  • Pale upside-down Y-shape on front of head
  • 3-4 cm long

Life Cycle

Egg    [ Read More ]

Larva  [ Read More ]

Pupa [ Read More ]

Adult [ Read More ]