Rachiplusia nu

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Source: BOLD Systems

Rachiplusia nu (Guenée, 1852) - (sunflower looper)

This looper is an agricultural pest in South America, where it infests soybeans, maize, sunflower, and other crops. During outbreaks, crops may be defoliated.

Synonyms:
Plusia nu

Vernacular names
• English: sunflower looper
• Português: lagarta-do-linho