Cabbage Moth
S2: Pale
Ellura
Cabbage Moth
S3: Profile
 
    
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:     S3: Darker
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 © 2014- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 24-Sep-2014
This species is classed as I (Introduced - Foriegn)