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Spodoptera  Guenée, 1852
Taxonomic Serial No.: 117468

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2013   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                               OrderLepidoptera  – butterflies, moths, papillons, papillons de nuit, Borboleta, Mariposa  
                                  SuperfamilyNoctuoidea Latreille, 1809  
                                     FamilyNoctuidae Latreille, 1809 – cutworms, dagger moths, noctuid moths, owlet moths, underwings, noctuelles, noctuidés, phalènes, vers gris  
                                        SubfamilyNoctuinae Latreille, 1809  
                                           TribeProdeniini Forbes, 1954  
                                              GenusSpodoptera Guenée, 1852  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Species Spodoptera albula (Walker, 1857)  
                                                 Species Spodoptera androgea (Stoll, 1780)  
                                                 Species Spodoptera dolichos (Fabricius, 1794) – Sweetpotato Armyworm Moth 
                                                 Species Spodoptera eridania (Stoll, 1781) – Southern Armyworm, Southern Armyworm Moth 
                                                 Species Spodoptera exempta (Walker, 1856) – nutgrass armyworm, African armyworm 
                                                 Species Spodoptera exigua (Hübner, 1808) – beet armyworm, légionnaire de la betterave 
                                                 Species Spodoptera frugiperda (J. E. Smith, 1797) – fall armyworm, légionnaire d'automne 
                                                 Species Spodoptera hipparis (Druce, 1889)  
                                                 Species Spodoptera latifascia (Walker, 1856)  
                                                 Species Spodoptera litura (Fabricius, 1775)  
                                                 Species Spodoptera mauritia (Boisduval, 1833) – lawn armyworm 
                                                 Species Spodoptera ornithogalli (Guenée, 1852) – yellowstriped armyworm 
                                                 Species Spodoptera pecten Guenée, 1852  
                                                 Species Spodoptera praefica (Grote, 1875) – yellowstripe armyworm, légionnaire à bandes jaunes, western yellowstriped armyworm 
                                                 Species Spodoptera pulchella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1868) – Caribbean Armyworm Moth 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Spodoptera   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Lafontaine, J. Donald, and B. Christian Schmidt  
  Publication Date: 2010   
  Article/Chapter Title: Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: ZooKeys, vol. 40   
  Page(s): 1-239   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1313-2989   
  Notes: doi:10.3897/zookeys.40.414 ; available online at   
  Reference for: Spodoptera   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Poole, Robert W. / Poole, Robert W., and Patricia Gentili, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1996   
  Article/Chapter Title: Lepidoptera   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Nomina Insecta Nearctica: A Check List of the Insects of North America, vol. 3: Diptera, Lepidoptera, Siphonaptera   
  Page(s): 605-1122   
  Publisher: Entomological Information Services   
  Publication Place: Rockville, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-889002-03-8   
  Notes: Series ISBN: 1-889002-00-3   
  Reference for: Spodoptera   

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