Paddy armyworm, rice armyworm, oriental armyworm, rice ear-cutting caterpillar.
Mythimna separata; previously known as Pseudoaletia separata.
AUTHOR Grahame Jackson
Information from CABI (2015) Mythimna separata (paddy armyworm) Crop Protection Compendium (www.cabi.org/cpc); and from Paddy armyworm (Mythimna separata) Plantwise Knowledge Bank (http://www.plantwise.org/KnowledgeBank/Datasheet.aspx?dsid=45093). Photo 1 Gross L (2006) Plants tell caterpillars when it's safe to forage. PLoS Biol 4(6): e194. (https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.0040194). Photos 2-5 MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory (2011) Oriental armyworm (Mythimna separata) PaDIL - (https://www.padil.gov.au).
Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project PC/2010/090: Strengthening integrated crop management research in the Pacific Islands in support of sustainable intensification of high-value crop production, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.
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