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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Noctuidae > Noctuinae > Prodeniini > Spodoptera

Spodoptera litura (Fabricius, 1775) – Cotton Leafworm, Tobacco Cutworm

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Chhattisgarh
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Himachal Pradesh
Karnataka
Kerala
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Meghalaya
Nagaland
Odisha
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
References:
  1. Gurule, S & S. M. Nikam. 2013. The moths (Lepidoptera: Heterocera) of northern Maharashtra: a preliminary checklist. Journal of Threatened Taxa 5(12): 4693–4713; http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/JoTT.o2555.4693-713. Image245
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo pl.16:9
  3. inaturalist.org. http://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/124875-Spodoptera-litura [accessed 25 August 2016]
  4. jpmoth.org. Digital Moths of Asia. http://www.jpmoth.org/Noctuidae/Hadeninae/Spodoptera_litura.html [accessed 25 August 2016]

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Sondhi, S. 2021. Spodoptera litura (Fabricius, 1775) – Cotton Leafworm, Tobacco Cutworm. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/355733/Spodoptera-litura
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