Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Mamestra brassicae

Mamestra brassicae (Linnaeus, 1758)

cabbage moth

on herbs

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Atriplex sagittata; Atropa bella-donna; Brassica oleracea, rapa; Chamerion angustifolium; Consolida; Convolvulus arvensis; Datura; Knautia arvensis; Lactuca sativa; Nicotiana tabacum; Papaver; Pelargonium peltatum, zonale; Philadelphus coronarius; Potentilla reptans; Rumex; Sinapis arvensis; Tropaeolum majus; Urtica.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Dolinskaya, Lepiforum, Pyrgus.

synonyms

Barathra brassicae.

references

Bouček (1959a), Dapporto (1998a), Dolinskaya (2010a), Ebert (ed., 1998a), Lepiforum (2021), Peslier (2002a), Pyrgus (2021), Robenz & Schaefer (1987a), Stojanović, Ćurčić, Orlović & Galić (2011a), Tóth, Tóthová & Cagáň (2004a), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a), Wirooks & Theissen (1999a).

Last modified 5.iv.2024