Includes alfalfa looper (Autographa californica)
Pest description and crop damage Adult moth is grayish to light brown. Mature larvae are about 1 inch long, light green to olive-green, with a pale head. They move in a looping fashion.
- Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt)-Use as label directs. Some formulations are OMRI-listed for organic use.
Note: When bifenthrin is used to control other pests, armyworms and cutworms are effectively controlled as well.