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Plutella porrectella (Linnaeus, 1758)

(Grey-streaked Smudge)
18.0030 (B&F: 465)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Yponomeutoidea
  »Family: Plutellidae
   »Subfamily: Ochsenheimeriinae
    »Tribe: Phalacropterygini

Status and ecology:

National Status: Common

A resident species, widespread, occurring singly or sparingly at mv light in a few places in both vice-counties. Triple-brooded, flying mainly from mid-May to mid-June, most numerously from late July to mid-August, and again during September and October. Larvae feed on dame's-violet. (Pratt, 2011)

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Lindfield, 11 vii 2009 Photo: Bob Foreman

Plutella porrectella (Linnaeus, 1758)

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