Soybean Looper Chrysodeixis includens (Walker) (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
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Soybean Pest Insects


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Carter, Ethan T., and Jennifer Lynn Gillett-Kaufman. 2018. “Soybean Looper Chrysodeixis Includens (Walker) (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Noctuidae): EENY-695/IN1198, 11/2017”. EDIS 2018 (1). Gainesville, FL.


The soybean looper, Chrysodeixis includens (Walker), is a light to dark green caterpillar which derives its name from its preferred host plant (soybean, Glycine max) and the looping movement it makes while in motion.  Includes: Introduction - Distribution - Description and Life Cycle - Hosts - Damage and Economic Importance - Management - Selected References

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Original publication date November 2017. Revised March 2021.
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