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Quickscan Spodoptera cosmioides


The present Quickscan was initiated after the interception of the Lepidoptera species Spodoptera cosmioides on Dracaena plants from Costa Rica. The species is polyphagous and is known as a pest of various crops in Brazil. It can likely establish in the open in southern Europe and possibly in glasshouses in northern Europe and is a potential pest of various crop species in Europe.


  • Spodoptera cosmioides


  • Spodoptera latifascia


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PRA Area

  • Netherlands