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Related to Noctuidae: owlet moth, noctuid moth, family Noctuidae
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Noun1.Noctuidae - cutworms; armyworms
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Lepidoptera, order Lepidoptera - moths and butterflies
noctuid, noctuid moth, owlet moth - usually dull-colored medium-sized nocturnal moth; the usually smooth-bodied larvae are destructive agricultural pests
cutworm - North American moth whose larvae feed on young plant stems cutting them off at the ground
genus Noctua, Noctua - type genus of the Noctuidae: moths whose larvae are cutworms
Catacala, genus Catacala - moths whose larvae are cutworms: underwings
genus Heliothis, Heliothis - a genus of Noctuidae
Chorizagrotis, genus Chorizagrotis - moths whose larvae are army cutworms
genus Pseudaletia, Pseudaletia - moths whose larvae are armyworms
genus Spodoptera, Spodoptera - moths whose larvae are armyworms
corn earworm, cotton bollworm, Heliothis zia, tobacco budworm, tomato fruitworm, vetchworm - larva of a noctuid moth; highly destructive to especially corn and cotton and tomato crops
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Spodoptera litura (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), is the most damaging pest of agricultural crops such as cotton, groundnut, soyabean, tomato and sweet potato etc.
Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), and the corn earworm, Helicoverpa zea (Boddie) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) (Weber & Ferro 1991).
Elaphria agrotina (Guenee, 1852) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) is a small moth whose larvae have a feeding preference for dry plant tissues.
Resistance of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) cultivars to Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
Recently, the cotton bollworm Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), which is a cosmopolite and polyphagous pest, has been introduced in Brazil (Czepak, Albernaz, Vivan, Guimaraes, & Carvalhais, 2013; Specht, Sosa-Gomez, Paula-Moraes, & Yano, 2013; Gomez et al., 2016).
Toxicological evaluation of selected biopesticides and one essential oil in comparison with indoxacarb pesticide on Cotton leafworm, Spodoptera littoralis (Boisd.)(Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) under laboratory conditions.
Helicoverpa armigera HA1/4bner (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) is among the most threatening plant pests, cosmopolitan in distribution and polyphagous in herbivorous nature (Wakil et al., 2009a, b; 2010).
Smith, 1797) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), which is considered a severe maize pest in America (Tavares et al., 2010; Dalvi et al., 2011).