Trichoplusia (genus)

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Trichoplusia ni larva on a cabbage leaf (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): Alton N. Sparks Jr., University of Georgia
Source: IPM Images

Trichoplusia McDunnough, 1944

This genus of loopers contains more than 50 species, including several pests. Economically the most important species is the cabbage looper, Trichoplusia ni, a widespread and polyphagous species.

Type species: Trichoplusia ni var. brassicae


Currently, the following species have been entered into the system: