Australian Diamondback Moth
S6: Vental, wingspan ~15mm
Adelaide Hills
Tiger Cup Moth
Dorsal
 
    
Cabbage Moth (Plutella xylostella?)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Diamondback Moth (:Yponomeutoid Plutellidae)
Species: Cabbage Moth (Plutella xylostella?)
Other name: Diamondback Moth

General Species Information:
Found in the Adelaide Hills, and elsewhere
This introduced species is highly variable in it's colours. The antennae always have banding, however, and point forward.

Copyright © 2010- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 04-Oct-2010
This species is classed as If (Foreign Introduction)