Taxon profile


Diamond-back Moth
Plutella xylostella (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  family Plutellidae »  genus Plutella

Scientific synonyms

Phalaena xylostella Linnaeus, 1758
Cerostoma xylostella (Linnaeus, 1758)
Plutella albovenosa Walsingham, 1897
Plutella annulatellus Wood, 1839
Plutella brassicella Fitch, 1856
Gelechia cicerella Rondani, 1876
Tinea cinerea Geoffroy, 1785
Plutella cruciferarum Zeller, 1843
Cerostoma dubiosella Beutenmüller, 1889
Plutella limbipennella Clemens, 1860

Other names

= Diamondback moth


Taxon in country check-lists*

* List of countries might not be complete


Links and literature

CZ EN Laštůvka Z., Liška J.: Checklist of Lepidoptera of the Czech Republic [] [as Plutella xylostella (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 28 February 2009
EN OzAnimals - Australian Wildlife [] [as Plutella xylostella]
Data retrieved on: 14 April 2013
EN Pest Information Wiki [Plutella_xylostella]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Plutella xylostella (Linnaeus)]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [434016]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Plutella xylostella (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Australian Faunal Directory [eb6fed9f-0683-43f2-b6b6-703de819a99f]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Plutella xylostella (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 5 February 2014

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