Spodoptera

noun
Spo·​dop·​tera | \spəˈdäptərə\

Definition of Spodoptera 

: a genus of noctuid moths whose larvae are armyworms (such as the fall armyworm) that include numerous economically important pests

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History and Etymology for Spodoptera

New Latin, from Greek spodos wood ash + New Latin -ptera

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