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A revised dynamic EPPO datasheet is available for fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda

EPPOL Global Database
https://gd.eppo.int/taxon/LAPHFR/datasheet

IDENTITY

Preferred name: Spodoptera frugiperda
Authority: (Smith)
Taxonomic position: Animalia: Arthropoda: Hexapoda: Insecta: Lepidoptera: Noctuidae
Other scientific names: Laphygma frugiperda (Smith)
Common names in English: corn leaf worm (US), fall armyworm (US), grass worm, southern grass worm
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Notes on taxonomy and nomenclature

The species was first described in 1797 as Phalaena frugiperda, in 1852 it was assigned to the genus Laphygma (Luginbill, 1928), finally, in 1958 the genus Laphygma and Spodoptera were synonymized and since then, the valid name is Spodoptera frugiperda.

EPPO Categorization: A1 list
EU Categorization: Emergency measures, A1 Quarantine pest (Annex II A)
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EPPO Code: LAPHFR

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