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Plutella xylostella
Diamond-back Moth
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Plutella porrectella
Streaked Diamond-back

(Linnaeus, 1758)465 / 18.003
=Grey-streaked Diamond-back*

Norfolk status
Flies at night and comes to light
Common in areas where foodplant occurs.

A triple brooded species that has been recorded from April to November.

Recorded in 43 (58%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
13/05/2024127TG32Neatishead / Barton Broad
13/05/2024127TG20Norwich (Lakenham)
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Wingspan: 14-17mm
Flight: Three Generations. May - Oct.
Foodplant:   Dame's-violet (Sweet rocket or Damask violet)
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult   [Show Flight Times]

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