Sugar Cane Armyworm

Leucania stenographa

Summary 2

The Sugar Cane Armyworm (Mythimna loreyimima) is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found in Asia and Australia. They term “Armyworm” is used because of their habit to spread out in a line across a lawn or pasture, and slowly “marching” forward, meanwhile consuming the foliage they encounter.

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  1. (c) Mike Lusk, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/15598789
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leucania_stenographa

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