Mamestra brassicae

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Mamestra brassicae (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): Olaf Leillinger
Source: Wikimedia Commons

Mamestra brassicae (Linnaeus) - (cabbage moth)

The caterpillars is generalist which is widespread in Europe and Asia. It can cause serious damage on cabbage and other crops like beets, flax, lettuce, chickory or grapevine.

Synonyms:
Barathra brassicae

For details see the respective page in Wikipedia.

Vernacular names
• Deutsch: Kohleule
Herzwurm
• English: cabbage moth
• Español: noctuido de las hortalizas
• Français: noctuelle potagère
brassicaire