Species: Diamond-back Moth (Plutella xylostella)

Diamond-back Moth (Plutella xylostella)
Originator: Frode Falkenberg

Norwegian name: Vandrekålmøll

Host plants: Alliaria petiolata, Alyssum, Arabis, Armoracia, Barbarea, Brassica, Cakile maritima, Cardamine, Isatis tinctoria, Raphanus raphanistrum, Reseda, Sinapis

Confusion species: Grey-streaked Smudge (Plutella porrectella), Plutella haasi, Rhigognostis annulatella, Rhigognostis incarnatella

Systematics :

KingdomAnimals (Animalia)
Phylum Articulate animals (Arthropoda)
Class  Insects (Insecta)
Order   Moths and butterflies (Lepidoptera)
Group    Micro-moths ("Micro-heterocera")
Family     Plutellidae
Subfamily      Plutellinae
Genus       Plutella
Species        Diamond-back Moth (Plutella xylostella)