Overall, adult longevity was not influenced by the host plant … Bulletin of Insectology, 64/2: 209-214. A large change in the shape or structure of an animal that happens as the animal grows. 2004). Since the timeline of cultivation of these crops coincide and the field are often adjoining, S. exiguatherefore keeps on migrating from one crop to the other both in winter and summer. Zheng, X., X. Cong, X. Wang, C. Lei. host plants Five host plants viz. Taxon Information Experts disagree about whether some adults migrate to low enough latitudes during the fall to survive the winter. In Fuerteventura, they ate, among others, Anagallis arvensis, Calendula sp., Echium sp. Extensive savannas are found in parts of subtropical and tropical Africa and South America, and in Australia. The most common parasitoids that attack S. exigua are wasps such as Chelonus insularis, Cotesia marginiventris, and Meteorus autographae and the tachinid fly Lespesia archippivora. movements of a hard surface that are produced by animals as signals to others. Spodoptera littoralisis a destructive pest of subtropical and tropical agriculture, and has the potential to be a serious pest of glasshouse crops in northern Europe. 0000002915 00000 n Consumption rates, development times, and life table parameters of the beet armyworm, Spodoptera exigua (Hübner), were determined on five host plants: cabbage, Brassica oleracea capitata L; cotton, Gossypium hirsutum L.; bell pepper, Capsicum annuum L.; pigweed, Amaranthus retroflexus L.; and sunflower, Helianthus annuus L. Mean total leaf weight consumed by larvae was highest in … living in the northern part of the Old World. Yong, E. 2008. "Spodoptera exigua" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. (On-line pdf). Natwick, E., J. Stapleton, C. Stoddard. The animals live mostly on the ground. The beet armyworm, Spodoptera exigua (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), is a serious economic pest worldwide that overwinters as pupae in temperate regions. Pupation behaviour, depth, and site of Spodoptera exigua. S. exigua is a polyphagous species that can feed on over 50 species from over 10 plant families worldwide (Smits et al. The role of larval diet and host plant switching on their response to tolerate applied insecticides was studied using leaf-dip bioassay methods. Adult females accordingly exhibit a preference of laying eggs on specific host plants. The polyphagous pest switches hosts between generations and gets nutritional advantages ( Awmack and Leather, 2002 ), and a change in their vulnerability to applied insecticides occurs ( Saeed et al., 2017b ). Larvae did not develop beyond the first instar when fed on chilli. February 11, 2013 The incubation period of Spodoptera exigua (Hübner) was not influenced by the host plant, whereas larval development time and pupal period were affected. Host plants and Spodoptera exigua rearing. "Insect and related pests of flowers and foliage plants (AG-136)" (On-line). Host plants. During pupation, a larva drops to the ground and digs an underground chamber 1 to 2 cm deep and weaves a silk cocoon. We exposed Nicotiana attenuata plants to oviposition by moths of a generalist herbivore, Spodoptera exigua. *70()5 �1� �1r2P1F�H - �r`KD�ŝdX�ô!�A�@����M��>��. It is a cosmopolitan species that attacks .90 These parasitic wasps and flies are attracted by the volatile compounds emitted by plants when S. exigua saliva contacts damaged leaves. Beet armyworm (Spodoptera exigua Hübner) is a worldwide distribution of a wide range of important agricultural pests, distribution, and strong migratory diffusion. October 21, 2012 Iteroparous animals must, by definition, survive over multiple seasons (or periodic condition changes). Findings We report a chromosome-level genome assembly … Capinera, J. The role of insecticidal application and host plant resistance in managing Spodoptera exigua has been well documented, but the effect of different host plants, on which the pest cycles its population in the field, has seldom been investigated. Habitat: Spodoptera exigua inhabits most commonly dry warm, semi-arid areas such as semi-deserts, rocky slopes, dune terrain. Spodoptera exigua specimens originated from a stock rearing of the Laboratory of Virology, Wageningen University & Research, kept on artificial diet at 27 °C with 50% relative humidity and a 14:10 h light:dark photoperiod. (Lep., Noctuidae) (Beet Army Worm, Lucerne Caterpillar). Accessed See also Tropical savanna and grassland biome. Accessed results agree with the earlier observation that maize was the minimal preferrd one. 0000000967 00000 n When the moth emerges from the pupa after metamorphosis, it is brown, gray, and white, with brown and gray forewings and white hindwings. After laying their last egg clusters, adult females live for just a few more days. However, most individuals have a lifespan of 30 to 40 days. June 14, 2013 Insect host, about more than 170 kinds of hazards. Because S. exigua can complete multiple generations in a single warm season, it regularly spreads to higher latitudes during the summer into regions where it cannot survive during the winter; however, the identification of specific overwintering regions is considerably controversial. The larvae also feed on nearby plants. tera exigua and attracts beneficial parasitic wasps that attack this herbivore (Huffaker et al., 2011, 2013). Spodoptera exigua oviposition and larval feeding preferences for pigweed, Amaranthus hybridus, over squaring cotton, Gossypium hirsutum, and a comparison of free amino acids in each host plant. In otherwords, Europe and Asia and northern Africa. at http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/in262. Golf Course Management, October. Its skeletonization of leaves not only renders plants aesthetically unpleasant but also slows growth in many field crops, leading to decreased yields and substantial economic losses for the agricultural industry. The larvae also feed on nearby plants. Among sugar beet pests, Spodoptera exigua (Hübner) is introduced as the most harmful species that attacks all growth steps of this plant (Saghfi and Valizadegan 2014). 1998. Drees, B., J. Jackman. UC Pest Management Guidelines. Spodoptera exigua, an insect known as the beet armyworm, is thought to have originated in southeast Asia. Spodoptera exigua adults use sucking mouthparts to drink the nectar of many flowering plants. Spodoptera exigua larvae use chewing mouthparts to feed on foliage and fruit. When these predators come near, S. exigua becomes motionless on the plant until the threat passes, or it drops from its host plant to avoid an attack. Although Spodoptera exigua larvae remain in one location through the pupal stage, adults are highly mobile and can travel distances of up to 179 km. at http://www2.gcsaa.org/gcm/2003/oct03/PDFs/10Armyworms.pdf. 0000008708 00000 n When feeding on fruit, S. exigua larvae make shallow, superficial wounds on the surface. Key words: Spodoptera exigua , host plants, supercooling capacity, energy reserves, cryoprotectant Introduction Overwintering success of insects may depend on both abiotic and biotic conditions. Rostás, M., K. Blassmann. The fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda, is a lepidopteran pest that feeds in large numbers on the leaves, stems and reproductive parts of more than 350 plant species, causing major damage to economically important cultivated grasses such as maize, rice, sorghum, sugarcane and wheat but also other vegetable crops and cotton. Early instar larvae of the tobacco cutworm Spodoptera litura (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and the beet armyworm Spodoptera exigua (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) are recognized hosts of the parasitic wasp Microplitis prodeniae Rao and Kurian (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), although M. prodeniae has previously been regarded as monophagous. associates with others of its species; forms social groups. Wilber Hua (author), The College of New Jersey, Serge Zemerov (author), The College of New Jersey, Elizabeth Wason (author, editor), Animal Diversity Web Staff, Keith Pecor (editor), The College of New Jersey. The eggs of Spodoptera exigua appear woolly and green; they are shaped like a cone with a round bottom. Accessed 2011. Once it reaches an appropriate length, a larva forms a brown pupa that has dark brown markings on each abdominal unit and is 15 to 20 mm long. 1989. Spodoptera exiguaHübner is a polyphagous insect pest of frequently cultivated crops (castor, cauliflower, okra and spinach) in cotton agroecosystem of Pakistan. (Showler, 2001; Wakamura and Takai, 1990; Yong, 2008). Effect of host plants on the biology of . A grassland with scattered trees or scattered clumps of trees, a type of community intermediate between grassland and forest. 2011. the state that some animals enter during winter in which normal physiological processes are significantly reduced, thus lowering the animal's energy requirements. Hua, W.; S. Zemerov and E. Wason 2013. at http://ucce.ucdavis.edu/files/repositoryfiles/ca4103p13-62995.pdf. that region of the Earth between 23.5 degrees North and 60 degrees North (between the Tropic of Cancer and the Arctic Circle) and between 23.5 degrees South and 60 degrees South (between the Tropic of Capricorn and the Antarctic Circle). at http://ipm.ncsu.edu/ag271/soybeans/beet_armyworm.html. Adult males can detect female sex pheromones from long distances. 2006. This material is based upon work supported by the Help us improve the site by taking our survey. The vegetables include beet, cabbage, carrot, collard, cowpea, eggplant, okra, pepper, potato, sweet potato, tomato, and watermelon. When an adult moth emerges from the pupal stage, it flies to elevations where winds can carry it long distances for migration. Information is given on the geographical distribution in EUROPE (excl. uses smells or other chemicals to communicate, animals which must use heat acquired from the environment and behavioral adaptations to regulate body temperature. Fungal diseases can afflict S. exigua populations, and the nuclear polyhedrosis virus is an important cause of mortality for larvae. 0000001701 00000 n Greenberg, S., T. Sappington, B. Legaspi, Jr., T. Liu, M. Setamou. 0000007747 00000 n Spodoptera exigua is known to feed on more than 50 plant species, which are distributed across 10 plant families around the world. 0000001523 00000 n The incubation period of Spodoptera exigua (Hu¨bner) was not influenced by the host plant, whereas larval development time and pupal period were affected. 1994. The beet armyworm, Spodoptera exigua (Hübner) (Lepidoptera : Noctuidae) is native to Asia but has been introduced worldwide and is now found almost anywhere its many host crops are grown. However, the presence of immatures on any crop does not necessary imply that the plant is a host for the insect (Kitching and Zalucki 1983). Larvae consume the seedlings, squares, and bolls of cotton plants, thus reducing yield and negatively impacting the textile industry. Additionally, larvae have been observed feeding inside the flower buds of some species, which protects them from predators and insecticides. Therefore, we have studied the vulnerability of S. exigua against commonly used insecticides (cyper- King and Saunders (1984) suggested an economic threshold of two larvae per five plants. A Manual of the Insects of the Hawaiian Islands, including Enumeration of the Species and notes on the Origin, Distribution, Hosts, Parasites, etc. June 16, 2013 In Fuerteventura, they ate, among others, Anagallis arvensis, Calendula sp., Echium sp. 0000010686 00000 n Furthermore, we registered new records of host plants for S. frugiperda based on eight years of surveys in Brazil. September 29, 2012 Alternatively, if it is late in the season, the moths migrate to warmer regions or other countries, where their offspring have a higher probability of survival due to increased food availability and increased temperatures. National Science Foundation 27 0 obj << /Linearized 1 /O 29 /H [ 1022 294 ] /L 71127 /E 14023 /N 8 /T 70469 >> endobj xref 27 31 0000000016 00000 n To attract males, virgin females have been known to secrete sex pheromones, of which the compound (Z)-9-tetradecen-1-ol is an essential component. Sometimes they exhibit cannibalism, especially when food resources are low. They fall prey to a few species in the groups Heteroptera (e.g., damsel bugs, shield bugs), Coleoptera (beetles), Neuroptera, and Hymenoptera, as well as a few unidentified species of Arachnida (spiders). Radar observations of the autumn migration of the beet armyworm Spodoptera exigua (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and other moths in northern China. 7: Macrolepidoptera. As a result, younger individuals are more successful at finding mates than older individuals. Grants DRL 0089283, DRL 0628151, DUE 0633095, DRL 0918590, and DUE 1122742. A terrestrial biome found in temperate latitudes (>23.5° N or S latitude). Accessed Beet armyworms were first recorded in the United States in Oregon in 1876 and now inhabit most of the southern states, reaching as far north as Maryland and northern California. 0000004264 00000 n We measured the effects of exposure to volatile compounds produced by host plants on the rate of capture of male Spodoptera exigua using synthetic sex pheromones. Classification, To cite this page: at http://ipm.ncsu.edu/AG136/cater2.html. "Buzzing bees scare caterpillars away from plants" (On-line). Larval development time was longest on shallot and lady's finger, followed by cabbage and long bean. Accessed reproduction in which eggs are released by the female; development of offspring occurs outside the mother's body. 2001. The female moths usually begin to lay eggs 3 to 7 days after eclosing from the pupa, and they lay a total of 300 to 600 eggs in their lifetime. June 16, 2013 Synapomorphy of the Bilateria. USSR), Bulgaria, France, Gibraltar, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Sicily, Spain, Yugoslavia, ASIA (excl. H�b```��������ea�8 ����1����]nf�^V��U���Ů���=�9^\��ط��q��}AG��; Accessed Beet armyworm (Spodoptera exigua Hübner) is a worldwide distribution of a wide range of important agricultural pests, distribution, and strong migratory diffusion. This includes Greenland, the Canadian Arctic islands, and all of the North American as far south as the highlands of central Mexico. Alborn, H., C. Turlings, T. Jones, G. Stenhagen, J. Loughrin, J. Tumlinson. 2011. The most common origin/host combinations are listed here: (Bradshaw, 2012; Capinera, 2006; Feng, et al., 2003; North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service, 1997; Zheng, et al., 2011b). 0000005691 00000 n Both species, Spodoptera exigua, Hübner (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and S. litura are economically to their high reproductive rate and heavy losses. Feeding and life history of Spodoptera exigua (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) on different host plants. Availability of alternate hosts in the field, around the year, ensures the continual food reserves for population development of Spodoptera exigua. 0000002809 00000 n forest biomes are dominated by trees, otherwise forest biomes can vary widely in amount of precipitation and seasonality. and especially Aizoon canariense. FACs in general are likely to have importantfunctions in herbivore nitrogen metabolism [17], and are perhaps assimilated by the plants from herbivore OSs, as described above [5]. 0000001295 00000 n Adult males and females have 4 to 10 days to find mates before they die. The animals live mostly on the ground. Abiotic determinants of overwintering success (e.g., temperature, moisture and water balance) have been well studied (Denlinger & Lee 2010). (Feng, et al., 2003; Zheng, et al., 2011a). reproduction that includes combining the genetic contribution of two individuals, a male and a female. trailer << /Size 58 /Info 26 0 R /Root 28 0 R /Prev 70459 /ID[<64993b945214e7c8f679092b03f42fce><64993b945214e7c8f679092b03f42fce>] >> startxref 0 %%EOF 28 0 obj << /Type /Catalog /Pages 25 0 R >> endobj 56 0 obj << /S 143 /Filter /FlateDecode /Length 57 0 R >> stream Three key statistics were used to assess performance of S. exigua on the different host plants: 1) feeding index, 2) intrinsic rate of increase, r; and 3) growth index (percentage immature survival divided by immature development time). Abiotic determinants of overwintering success (e.g., temperature, moisture and water balance) have been well studied (Denlinger & Lee 2010). and across multiple seasons (or other periods hospitable to reproduction). Present . Spodoptera littoralis, S. litura, S. frugiperda and S. eridania are important Noctuid pest species that are highly polypha-gous. Host plants. The sex of a pupa can be determined, with the help of a magnifying lens, by identifying the structure of the sternal or ventral plates and the position of the gonopore. example, S. exigua can be found on several host plants such as cotton, cruciferous crops, okra, and wheat, but in Paki- stan cotton and cabbage are the two main host … September 20, 2012 February 11, 2013 Upon sensing the vibrations, the larvae often cease their current activity and become immobile until the threat passes or even fall from the plant to avoid predation. (Capinera, 2006; Chen and Chang, 1989). 0000006724 00000 n Takai, M., S. Wakamura. pg - Picogram: ng - Nanogram: µg - Microgram: mg - Milligram: g - Gram¦ Spain : Z9-14Ac : 11 ¦Relative ratio of the component¦ ¦(*) indicates that compound is active¦ ¦Source of the chemical signal. living in landscapes dominated by human agriculture. October 21, 2012 Chinese Journal of Entomology, Special Publication, 4: 161-198. (Capinera, 2006; University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture, 2006), A beet armyworm larva does not tolerate cold very well, but it can overwinter and pupate by digging into the soil to form a chamber that is held together by thin strands of silk. The vegetables include beet, cabbage, carrot, collard, cowpea, eggplant, okra, pepper, potato, sweet potato, tomato, and watermelon. Spodoptera exigua also can detect the wing vibrations of wasps and other parasitoids as the attackers approach. having a body temperature that fluctuates with that of the immediate environment; having no mechanism or a poorly developed mechanism for regulating internal body temperature. 1987). Host (could be of plant or animal origin) L - Lure: M - Male: M&F - Male and Female: S - Solider: Q - Queen: W - Worker¦ ¦Amount. Host plants play an important role in population increases and outbreaks of cosmopolitan polyphagous insect pest, such as Spodoptera exigua (Hübner; Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). In insects, "incomplete metamorphosis" is when young animals are similar to adults and change gradually into the adult form, and "complete metamorphosis" is when there is a profound change between larval and adult forms. We found that oviposition increased plant resistance to the subsequent feeding larvae. Habitat: Spodoptera exigua inhabits most commonly dry warm, semi-arid areas such as semi-deserts, rocky slopes, dune terrain. Accessed As an adult moth, S. exigua is extremely mobile. California Agriculture, 41: 13-15. The adult has an average wing span of 25 to 32 mm. There are currently no efforts to conserve this species. Olfaction is important for oviposition choice and mate attraction in Spodoptera exigua. Accessed at http://140.112.100.38/english/specialpub/4/13.htm. The average male mates with 5 females, but the number ranges from 1 to 11. Journal of Chemical Ecology, 27/10: 2013-2028. Beet armyworms feed for the duration of the larval stage and develop through 5 instars, or larval growth stages, during which they grow larger and darker. KEY WORDS Spodoptera exigua, host plants, consumption rates, feeding and growth indices THE BEET ARMYWORM, Spodoptera exigua (Hu¨bner), is presumedtohavebeenintroducedintoOregonfrom Southeast Asia in 1876, and within a few years it be-came established across North America (Mitchell 1979). The beet armyworm, Spodoptera exigua (Hübner), is a worldwide, polyphagous agricultural pest feeding on vegetable, field, and flower crops. Information is given on the geographical distribution in EUROPE (excl. at http://www.aragriculture.org/insects/cotton/beet_armyworm.htm. Feng, H., K. Wu, D. Cheng, Y. Guo. Most moths glide at 200 m above the ground, but some have been known to fly above 500 m. If it is early in the season, adults may stay within the same region and reproduce in the spring or early summer. Immature stages of Spodoptera albula (Walker) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae): Developmental parameters and host plants DÉBORA G. MONTEZANO1, ALEXANDRE SPECHT1,2, TARCISO M. BORTOLIN3, EDEGAR FRONZA1, DANIEL R. SOSA-GÓMEZ4, VÂNIA F. ROQUE-SPECHT5, PATRÍCIA PEZZI1, PRISCILA C. LUZ1 and NEIVA M. BARROS1 1Universidade de Caxias do Sul, Caixa Postal 1352, 95070-560 Caxias do Sul, … the kind of polygamy in which a female pairs with several males, each of which also pairs with several different females. ABSTRACT. living in the Nearctic biogeographic province, the northern part of the New World. Host plants: The species is extremely polyphagous as a caterpillar. 0000010665 00000 n The incubation period of Spodoptera exigua (Hübner) was not influenced by the host plant, whereas larval development time and pupal period were affected. Greenberg, S., T. Sappington, M. Sétamou, T. Liu. the area in which the animal is naturally found, the region in which it is endemic. Thus, overwintering is generally limited to Arizona, Florida, and Texas. It is an important pest of soybean in Iran [ 2 ] and some parts of the world [ 3 , 4 ]. Spodoptera exigua (beet armyworm) larvae that is generated via fatty acid 17-hydroxylation [16]. A new distribution map is provided for Spodoptera exigua (Hb.) A review of geographic distribution, overwintering and migration in Spodoptera exigua Hübner (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). The behavioral responses of male moths to combinations of sex pheromone and volatile compounds were tested in wind tunnel … June 14, 2013 The beet armyworm in floricultural crops. fertilization takes place within the female's body. Accessed While ADW staff and contributors provide references to books and websites that we believe are reputable, we cannot necessarily endorse the contents of references beyond our control. Beet armyworm. 0000004479 00000 n 3 Ghulam Murtaza et al. Accessed The length of time in the larval stage is variable, because the development time depends on the ambient temperature, where higher temperatures allow the larvae to develop to the adult stage more quickly. 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