Noctuidae Noctuinae Hadenini Lacanobia (Lacanobia) w-latinum Melanchra persicariae
Mamestra brassicae (Linnaeus, 1758)
Cabbage Moth
Brassicaire

Genus: Mamestra Ochsenheimer, 1816   Original genus: Phalaena Linnaeus, 1758

Adult:
M. brassicae (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Rocca di Papa (Roma), Italy, June 11, 2011
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
M. brassicae (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, September 2, 2006
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
M. brassicae (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Manziana (Roma), Italy, June 1990
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
M. brassicae (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Manziana (Roma), Italy, July 1994
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Foodplants:
Polyphagous on low plants

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