EPPO Global Database

Spodoptera exempta(LAPHEX)

Distribution details in United States of America (Oregon)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2020: Absent, invalid record
The pest is absent from the US mainland (past record in Oregon was a misinterpretation of Arnett, 1993).
* Arnett RH Jr. (1993) American Insects : A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico. Sandhill Crane Press. Gainesville, Florida, 850 pp.

* USDA official statement via CABI (2020-04).