Spotted Bollworm


Name: Spotted Bollworm

Scientific name: Earias vittella

Type: Moths and Butterflies

Order: Lepidoptera

Family: Tuft moths

Color: Green,White

Habitat: Farms,Fields

Size: 17-23 mm

Conservation status:

Resident Breeder


Insect follows Nolidae family, and Lepidoptera order. It is white and green; wing is 17-23 mm long. This butterfly is a dangerous pest for okra plant. Female lays oviparous on okra; larvas penetrate, feed on it and become unmerchantable.

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