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Species Plutella vanella - Hodges#2365

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Yponomeutoidea (Ermine Moths and kin)
Family Plutellidae (Diamondback Moths)
Genus Plutella
Species vanella (Plutella vanella - Hodges#2365)
Hodges Number
2365
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Author: Walsingham, 1881
Size
forewing length 7.5 - 8.5mm (1)
Range
Alberta south to California
Food
generalst feeders. Have been found on Vicia gigantea and Osmorhiza in California (1)
Print References
Illustrated on Plate 11.13 in Moths of Western North America
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.