Mamestra brassicae (Cabbage Moth)

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Mamestra brassicae (Cabbage Moth)

Systematics :

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Arthropoda (Articulate animals)
Class: Insecta (Insects)
Order: Lepidoptera (Moths and butterflies)
Group: "Macro-heterocera" (Macro-moths)
Family: Noctuidae (Owlet moths)
Subfamily: Hadeninae
Genus: Mamestra
Species: Mamestra brassicae (Cabbage Moth)

Norwegian name: Kålfly

Host plants: Aquilegia, Brassica, Bryonia, Calendula, Hyoscyamus, Hyssopus, Lactuca, Lychnis, Nicotiana, Oak (Quercus), Pisum, Plantago, Plantago major, Raphanus, Rudbeckia, Solanum, Spinacia, Willows, Sallows and Osiers (Salix)

Confusion species: Mesapamea secalis (Common Rustic)