Metallic Sedge Moth
Ellura
Cabbage Moth
S3: Darker
 
    
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:     S2: Pale
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 © 2014- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 24-Sep-2014
This species is classed as If (Foreign Introduction)