Yellow-striped Armyworm Moth (Spodoptera ornithogalli)

Order: Lepidoptera (le-pid-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Noctuidae (nok-TOO-ih-dee) (Info)
Genus: Spodoptera
Species: ornithogalli

Regional

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Barling, Arkansas
Marion, Arkansas
Alpine, California
Brooksville, Florida
Crestview, Florida
Lexington, Kentucky
Morrisville, Pennsylvania
Abilene, Texas
Fort Worth, Texas
Irving, Texas
Liberty Hill, Texas
San Angelo, Texas
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On Aug 13, 2012, idealpeggy from Lexington, KY (Zone 6b) wrote:

The caterpillars of this moth destroyed my broccoli and kale in ONE day. BT seems to kill them, but it's too late.