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Spodoptera frugiperda(LAPHFR)


Data shown below are extracted from EPPO Global Database
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Basic information
  • EPPO code: LAPHFR
  • Preferred name: Spodoptera frugiperda
  • Authority: (Smith)

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Laphygma frugiperda (Smith)

Common names
Name Language
Heerwurm German
corn leaf worm English (US)
fall armyworm English (US)
grass worm English
southern grass worm English
cogollero del maíz Spanish
grillo cogollero Spanish
gusano cogollero del maíz Spanish (MX)
isoca militar tardia Spanish (AR)
oruga negra Spanish
légionnaire d'automne French
laphygma frugiperda Italian
curuquere-dos-capinzais Portuguese (BR)
curuquere-dos-milharais Portuguese (BR)
lagarta-do-cartucho-do-milho Portuguese (BR)
lagarta-militar Portuguese (BR)
Кукурузная лиственная совка Russian
majsfly Swedish
Kingdom Animalia ( 1ANIMK )
Phylum Arthropoda ( 1ARTHP )
Subphylum Hexapoda ( 1HEXAQ )
Class Insecta ( 1INSEC )
Order Lepidoptera ( 1LEPIO )
Family Noctuidae ( 1NOCTF )
Genus Spodoptera ( 1SPODG )
Species Spodoptera frugiperda ( LAPHFR )