Fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) is a plant pest native to the Americas. It was first detected in Australia in 2020 and has since spread across Queensland, Northern Territory and Western Australia.

AUSVEG’s Biosecurity team has created this video, which provides an overview of the fall armyworm, including the damage it may cause, what to look for and how to report it.

The video resource was made available via the Farm Biosecurity Program, funded by the Plant Health Levy.

For more information, contact AUSVEG Biosecurity Officer Madeline Quirk at madeleine.quirk@ausveg.com.au.