Plutella xylostella (Diamond-back Moth)

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Plutella xylostella (Diamond-back Moth)

Plutella xylostella (Diamond-back Moth)
Originator: Frode Falkenberg

Systematics :

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Arthropoda (Articulate animals)
Class: Insecta (Insects)
Order: Lepidoptera (Moths and butterflies)
Group: "Micro-heterocera" (Micro-moths)
Family: Plutellidae
Subfamily: Plutellinae
Genus: Plutella
Species: Plutella xylostella (Diamond-back Moth)

Norwegian name: Vandrekålmøll

Host plants: Alliaria petiolata, Alyssum, Arabis, Armoracia, Barbarea, Brassica, Cakile maritima, Cardamine, Isatis tinctoria, Raphanus raphanistrum, Reseda, Sinapis

Confusion species: Plutella haasi, Plutella porrectella (Grey-streaked Smudge), Rhigognostis annulatella, Rhigognostis incarnatella