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Plutella xylostella (Diamondback moth)

Synonyms: Plutella megapterella

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Al Wathba Wetland Reserve 1236 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates      
Cairngorms 142543 Scotland, United Kingdom
Dorset Heaths 14161 England, United Kingdom
Eryri/ Snowdonia 48773 Wales, United Kingdom  
Fenland 1529 England, United Kingdom
Limestone Coast of South West Wales/ Arfordir Calchfaen de Orllewin Cymru 3940 Wales, United Kingdom  
Lower River Spey – Spey Bay 1613 Scotland, United Kingdom
Moor House – Upper Teesdale 95867 England, United Kingdom
Moray Firth 373987 Scotland, United Kingdom  
Morecambe Bay 151985 England, United Kingdom
Severn Estuary/ Môr Hafren 182155 England/Wales, United Kingdom
South Solway Mosses 4849 England, United Kingdom
Stodmarsh 1395 England, United Kingdom

Ecosystems

Prey / Diet

Alliaria petiolata (Garlic Mustard)[1]
Brassica juncea (mustard greens)[2]
Brassica napus (Rapeseed)[2]
Brassica oleracea (broccoli)[2]
Brassica rapa (Field Mustard)[2]
Capsella bursa-pastoris (Shepherd's Purse)[2]
Lepidium bonariense (Argentine pepperweed)[2]
Lepidium didymum (Wart-Cress)[2]
Lepidium oleraceum (Cook's Scurvy Grass)[2]
Lepidium sativum (Garden cress)[2]
Lobularia maritima (Sweet Alyssum)[3]
Pachycladon cheesemanii <Unverified Name>[2]
Raphanus raphanistrum (Wild Radish)[2]
Raphanus sativus (Wild Radish)[2]
Sinapis alba (White mustard)[2]
Sisymbrium officinale (Hedge Mustard)[2]
Tanacetum bipinnatum subsp. bipinnatum (Tansy)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Anthocharis cardamines (Orange Tip Butterfly)8
Ceutorhynchus assimilis6
Ceutorhynchus contractus3
Ceutorhynchus erysimi3
Ceutorhynchus sulcicollis7
Cnephasia asseclana (Flax Tortrix Moth)2
Cnephasia stephensiana (Grey Tortrix Moth)2
Delia florilega (bean seed maggot)2
Delia platura (seedcorn maggot)2
Delia radicum (cabbage maggot)2
Lithostege griseata3
Noctua pronuba (Large Yellow Underwing Moth)2
Peridroma saucia (variegated cutworm)2
Phyllotreta undulata3
Phytomyza rufipes4
Pieris brassicae (Large White)10
Pieris napi (Green-veined White Butterfly)5
Pieris rapae (imported cabbageworm)8
Psylliodes napi2
Trichoplusia ni (cabbage looper)2
Xanthorhoe designata (Flame Carpet Moth)3
Xanthorhoe fluctuata (Garden Carpet Moth)5

Predators

Campoplex faunus[1]
Dicropaltum mesae[4]
Machimus callidus[4]
Pogonioefferia frewingi <Unverified Name>[4]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Ovomermis sinensis <Unverified Name>[5]
Pollinator of 
Tanacetum bipinnatum subsp. bipinnatum (Tansy)[1]

Distribution

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Ecology of Commanster 2New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Plant-SyNZ™ database 3Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics. 4Predator-Prey Database for the family Asilidae (Hexapoda: Diptera) Prepared by Dr. Robert Lavigne, Professor Emeritus, University of Wyoming, USA and Dr. Jason Londt (Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg) 5Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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