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Diamond-back Moth

Photograph by: 
Mike Hetherington

A migrant species often occurring in huge numbers and considered a pest on cabbages


Common Name Diamond-back Moth
Scientific Name Plutella xylostella
Species Group Micro moths
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The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail:

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Micro moths