Cabbage Moth
S6: Profile, ~6mm
Cup Moth
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)
This Photo:     S6: Vental, wingspan ~15mm
Other name: Diamondback Moth

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee), 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 © 2016- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 16-Aug-2016
This species is classed as If (Foreign Introduction)