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.

parasitoids, predators

Eulophus larvarum, pennicornis; Euplectrus bicolor.flavipes.

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 6.vii.2022