Spodoptera littoralis, also referred to as the African cotton leafworm  is a species of moth in the family NoctuidaeS. littoralis is found widely in AfricaMediterranean Europe and Middle Eastern countries. It is a highly polyphagous organism that is a pest of many cultivated plants and crops the larvae feeding on young leaves,shoots,stalks,bolls,buds,& fruits.

Monitoring: Traps baited with a sex pheromone.

Mass-trapping: Efforts are being made to reduce the populations by mass- trapping the males in pheromone traps baited a sex pheromone. (DELTA TRAP)