Australia

Lawn armyworm

Spodoptera mauritia

The wingspan is about 40 mm. Dark grey-brown with a rusty tinge on body. Abdomen fuscous. Fore wings with sub-basal, antemedial, and postmedial double waved lines indistinct. The orbicular small and ochreous, whereas reniform blackish. Submarginal line whitish and irregularly waved. There is a white patch often can be seen between orbicular and reniform and a dark patch on the central marginal area. Hind wings opalescent and semi-hyaline white, with a dark marginal line.