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Annika Lindqvist   cc-by-nc-4.0

Spodoptera exigua (Beet Armyworm) is a species of Lepidoptera in the family owlet moths. They are native to Asia. They visit flowers of Flax-Leaved Daphne. They are nocturnal herbivores. They rely on flight and gliding to move around.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NBO_0000369
  • Definition: Behavior related to the expansion lateral surface of the body with the intention of increasing the wind resistance against the body and hence reducing the speed of falling.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of beet armyworm. View this species on GBIF