Cabbage Moth
Profile (S6) (body~6mm)
Ellura
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Cabbage Moth (Plutella xylostella)Class: Animal (Animalia) - Joint Leg (Arthropoda) - Insect (Insecta)
Order: Moth Butterfly (Lepidoptera)
Family: Diamondback Moth (:Yponomeutoid Plutellidae)
Species: Cabbage Moth (Plutella xylostella)
This Photo:     Vental (S6) (wingspan~15mm)
Other name: Diamondback Moth

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee) & in the Adelaide Hills
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 I (Introduced - Foriegn)