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Lepidoptera > Yponomeutoidea > Plutellidae > Plutella

Plutella xylostella (Linnaeus, [1758]) – Diamondback Moth; Cabbage Moth

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Arunachal Pradesh
Gujarat
Karnataka
Tamil Nadu
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
References:
  1. OD: Phalaena xylostella Linnaeus, 1767. Sys. Nat. , 1:890. 
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diamondback_moth
  3. https://www.cabi.org/isc/datasheet/42318 
  4. https://ftp.funet.fi/pub/sci/bio/life/insecta/lepidoptera/ditrysia/yponomeutoidea/plutellidae/plutellinae/plutella/#xylostell
  5. http://www.nbair.res.in/insectpests/Plutella-xylostella.php [accessed 08 November 2019]
  6. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/126765-Plutella-xylostella

Lepidoptera > Yponomeutoidea > Plutellidae > Plutella


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Singh, R. 2021. Plutella xylostella (Linnaeus, [1758]) – Diamondback Moth; Cabbage Moth. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/356921/Plutella-xylostella
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