Spodoptera frugiperda (Fall armyworm)

Publication Date
Mar, 17 May 2022, 08:33
Last Updated
Mayo 17, 2022, 9:27 p.m.
Report Number
NZL-12/2
País
New Zealand
Pest Id
Spodoptera frugiperda - (LAPHFR)
Report Status
Preliminary
Hosts
Multiple hosts but favoured hosts include Zea mays, sugar cane, sorghum
Pest Status (ISPM 8 - 2021)
  • Present: transient
Geographical Distribution
Localised distribution, under assessment
Resúmen

Pest initially collected as an egg mass in the Bay of Plenty and identified as FAW by the Plant Health and Environment Laboratory on 24 March 2022. Subsequently caterpillars have been detected on volunteer Zea mays plants in Waikato, Auckland, Taranaki and Gisborne regions from 11 April 2022.

Danger
Significant pest of several crops including Zea mays.
Contact for info
New Zealand IPPC Contact Point: [email protected]; [email protected]
Report files
Sitio Web
Issue keywords
Pest reporting
Commodity keywords
Sweet corn -Zea Mays var. Saccharata-, prepared or preserved otherwise than by vinegar or acetic acid (excl. frozen)

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