Plutella xylostella   Copyright Martin Evans@WGUK
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                Diamond-back Moth                Plutella xylostella  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Flight period: May, July to September.

Forewing: 5.5 to 8mm.

Habitat: Most open habitats. A common migrant.

Larvae: June, July and August, September under leaf of crucifer, esp. Brassica spp.