Hawaiian Beet Webworm (Spoladea recurvalis)

Hawaiian Beet Webworm (Spoladea recurvalis)

Spoladea recurvalis, the Hawaiian Beet Webworm, is a species of moth of the family Crambidae. It is found worldwide, but mainly in the tropics. The wingspan is 22–24 mm. The moth flies from May to September depending on the location.

Brown FW has white median band ending with a point before reaching costa. Subapical patch is white. HW is marked with a broad median band.

Hosts: The larvae feed on spinach, beet, cotton, maize and soybean.

Note: common

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