Persectania ewingii, Southern Armyworm

Southern Armyworm, Persectania ewingii

Early March 2013
Port Sorell
Identification thanks to Donald Hobern.

Late March 2017
Hobart/ nipaluna
Southern Armyworm, Persectania ewingii Southern Armyworm, Persectania ewingii

Early October 2020
Bridport
IMG 5583  IMG 5585

Early October 2020
Bridport
IMG 5591

Early October 2020
Bridport
IMG 5607

Late January 2024
pinmatik/Rocky Cape National Park, Sisters Beach
Photos KE
IMG 0084 2  IMG 0079  IMG 0082

Larva
Early September 2016
The Domain, Hobart
Southern Armyworm, Persectania ewingii (larva)

Larva
Early September 2016
The Domain, Hobart
Larvae feed on grasses at night and mature in mid to late spring. An occasional pest in barley crops.
Identification and information thanks to Peter McQuillan.

Larva
Early September 2016
The Domain, Hobart
Southern Armyworm, Persectania ewingii (larva)

Larva
Early September 2019
Hobart