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Diamondback moth caterpillar

Plutella xylostella

Description:

1 cm green caterpillar, these photographs were taken with a magnifying glass (about 10x Amp, depends on the picture) in my plant biology class.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Diamondback moth
Plutella xylostella Bestimmungshilfe des Lepiforums: Plutella Xylostella


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5 Comments

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 4 years ago

A pretty caterpillar....

mendes.madalena
mendes.madalena 8 years ago

Yes it does :) thanks FranziskaBauer

FranziskaBauer
FranziskaBauer 8 years ago

Sorry, I was wrong with my former ID - this clearly looks much more like Plutella xylostella (see link above).

mendes.madalena
mendes.madalena 8 years ago

thank you TicThapanya :)

TicThapanya
TicThapanya 8 years ago

nice macro shot

mendes.madalena
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Área Metropolitana de Lisboa, Portugal

Spotted on May 16, 2013
Submitted on May 19, 2013

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